The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) achieved record viewership during this year’s Fiba World Cup in Beijing across its linear and digital platforms. The federation claims the ...
The TV ratings in the United States beat out the 2014 US Tennis Open, but some US sports media still described viewers in the US as not caring about the FIBA Basketball World Cup. In the Philippines, the entire tournament had an average reach of 67.8%.
The 2019 Fiba World Cup in Beijing has broken records across linear and digital platforms, the federation has said. According to the organisation, the basketball world cup had a TV audience reach of 3 billion, with a further 1.5 billion views on social media. China, the host nation for the competition, drew the largest local viewership with China Central Television (CCTV) recording 68 million and 60 million viewers for the national team’s matches against Poland and Korea respectively.
The Women’s National Basketball Association concluded its 25th anniversary season with another positive sign for viewership for its championship series. ESPN said the WNBA league attracted 417,000 total viewers for Game 4 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday between the Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury.
It was the first basketball game to draw more than 30 million average viewers in 18 years, and only the seventh non-NFL sports telecast (excluding the Olympics) to have done so since 1998.  The 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors had a drop in American viewership.
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Ratings fell 19% and viewership 14% from the previous National Championship, Virginia-Texas Tech on CBS in 2019 (11.6, 19.63M). [Related: men’s Final Four ratings history .] The game averaged a 21 share — meaning 21% of televisions in use were tuned to the game — down 8% from 2019 (23).
The Cricket World Cup regularly draws in over 200 million viewers, and cricket dominates the charts in many countries — like India, Pakistan, and Australia, and other former British colonies.