SHOWTIME ACHEIVES ITS BEST RATINGS FOR TROUT-COTTO
Press Release: Saturday night’s Showtime Championship Boxing telecast of Austin Trout defeating Miguel Cotto earned record viewership for boxing on that network in two categories. The three-fight telecast drew an average audience of 1.047 million viewers, the highest since 2004 when Nielsen began to separately measure premium television multiplex channels. The main event, Cotto vs. Trout, peaked at nearly 1.4 million viewers, the highest on record since 2009 when data on viewership for individual bouts first became available. The first replay of Saturday’s record-setting, three-fight telecast will air tonight, Tuesday, Dec. 4th at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime Extreme and is available at Showtie on Demand.