FIFA World Cup 2022: TelevisaUnivision Supplies Comprehensive Game-Around-the-Game Coverage
TelevisaUnivision will bring multinational and multiplatform coverage of the 2022 World Cup to sports fans in the U.S. with a comprehensive slate of live tournament news, analysis, and most relevant programming directly from Qatar as well as from their studios in Mexico. All the content will be available across the company’s portfolio of broadcast, cable, streaming, radio and digital media assets including Univision, UNIMÁS, TUDN, ViX/ViX+, TUDN Radio and UFORIA Audio.
“U.S. soccer fans can count on TelevisaUnivision’s channels as the destination for the most in-depth information, news, and analysis throughout the duration of the 2022 World Cup,” says Olek Loewenstein, President of Global Sports Business at TelevisaUnivision. “No other media company can bring fans what we can: 24/7 uninterrupted access across our portfolio of platforms including an ad-free halftime show with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Mexican and U.S. national teams delivered by the most respected and knowledgeable expert commentators and analysts of the game.”
News and Analysis Programs
Contacto Deportivo on Univision and TUDN is the daily program that will cover the best of the World Cup, insider stories and hot debates while República Deportiva on UNIMÁS and TUDN will live at the rhythm of El Mundial bringing together news, entertainment, and the best of soccer. Univision Network’s regular programming, including the morning show Despierta América, news program Primer Impacto and entertainment flagship El Gordo y La Flaca, will also feature special reports and stories from Qatar daily throughout the tournament.
TUDN Network will offer comprehensive pre-and post-game coverage highlighted by Minuto 45, an ad-free halftime show. The only un-interrupted live half-time show that will be available on Spanish Language U.S. television with premium content. TUDN will also broadcast Linea de 4, featuring a quartet of soccer experts discussing key points of the day’s games from Qatar. Tricolor al Dia is dedicated to fans who want to experience the Mexican National Team like never before as well as Team USA al Dia, the hour for fans to experience the U.S. Men’s National Team’s Qatar journey.
Zona TUDN on ViX will exclusively feature long time franchise Futbol Central, a pre-game and post-game show with live content and analysis featuring a roster of elite journalists, expert former players and special guests. Mision Qatar, a full hour program that mixes soccer and entertainment as well as TUDN News, Tiro Libre, and TUDN Picks, will all featuring fun, and expert advice on all things World Cup news.
The company’s audio division, UFORIA, partnered with Futbol de Primera radio to bring fans the live audio broadcast of each World Cup match nationwide via the UFORIA app and across four key markets within our TUDN Radio portfolio as follows: Dallas (Zona Mx KFZO 99.1 FM, TUDN Radio KFLC 1270 AM and KLNO – Mexico games only,) Houston (TUDN Radio Houston KQBU 93.3 FM,) Chicago (Amor WPPN – 106.7 FM and TUDN Radio Chicago WRTO 1200 AM) and New York (WADO 1280 AM y La X 93.3 FM – select games only.) The TUDN Radio Network will also air various news and analysis shows including Contacto Deportivo and LINEA DE 4.
ViX+ will provide soccer fans a series of new and exclusive original movies and documentaries to enjoy such as La Absoluta, which takes viewers on a journey to Spain where they will discover the all the details on Spanish National team’s historic triumph in the 2010 World Cup. Italian fans will also rejoice with Cuando El Mundo Miró: Italia 2006 and the story behind Italy’s Golden Era in the 2006 World Cup. Also available, fan-favorite docuseries Al Grito de Guerra, Brasil 2022, La Previa de la Copa Mundial Qatar 2022, Informe Qatar, and F.C. Barcelona: Una Nueva Era.