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FIFA World Cup coverage on CTV, TSN, RDS watched by 72% of Canadians


TORONTO – Some 25.8 million Canadians (or 72% of the population) watched the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 on CTV, TSN, and RDS, say the broadcasters.Quoting Numeris data, the Bell Media networks said that an average audience of 3.9 million viewers watched the final match on Sunday, July 15, with audiences peaking at 5.4 million viewers at 12:53 PM ET as France notched their second-ever FIFA World Cup victory.  France’s win over Croatia was the most-watched match of the tournament, with a total reach of 9.3 million unique Canadian viewers, or 26% of Canadians, tuning in.Additionally, the England vs. Croatia semi-final match was the second-most-watched match of the...