Fox Soccer Channel

Network profile

  • More than 1,600 hours of live soccer coverage each year
  • Available in more than 34 million homes
  • 78 percent male, 22 percent female
  • 78 percent of viewers are between ages
    18 and 44
  • Average household income more than $75,000 2

360║ opportunities

  • Foxsoccer.com: Most-visited soccer Web site in the U.S.1
  • Product integration in original productions
  • Live mobile content opportunities
  • Fantasy and video game applications across multiple platforms and leagues
  • Broadband video product for soccer matches and highlights

Contact

Mike Petruzzi
VP-National Ad Sales
212-822-9031
Mike.petruzzi@foxsports.net


The premier media platform for soccer in the U.S., Fox Soccer Channel provides exceptional coverage of the world's favorite sport. Offering more than 1,600 hours of live programming annually, Fox Soccer Channel has steadily grown its distribution and today reaches more than 34 million households nationwide.

Fox Soccer Channel's lineup of world-class soccer action includes Major League Soccer, England's Barclays Premier League, Italy's Serie A, Women's Professional Soccer and the Argentine First Division, as well as global tournaments such as the English FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup and—beginning in August—the UEFA Champions League. Domestically, Fox Soccer Channel also televises the United Soccer Leagues and NCAA Division I college soccer matches.

During 2008, FoxSoccer.com was the leader in unique visitors among all English-language soccer Web sites.1 Fox Soccer Channel holds the video distribution rights for the UEFA Champions League and Barclays Premier League on three screens in the U.S.—on-air, online and on mobile devices. FoxSoccer.com provides free game highlights each week, while the FoxSoccer.tv broadband service offers a variety of full-length, on-demand matches. Through a partnership with Verizon Wireless, V Cast subscribers nationwide have access to live, in-game and post-game video clips delivered direct to their handsets.

National advertising partners for Fox Soccer Channel include adidas, Budweiser, Corona, DirecTV, Geico, Guinness, Jose Cuervo, Puma, soccer.com, VerizonWireless, Volkswagen and Wyndham Hotels.


Source: 1comScore Media Metrix, 2008 2Nielsen Entertainment "Fox Soccer Channel Viewership Survey," August 2005.

HIGHLIGHTS


BEST-IN-CLASS INTERNATIONAL SOCCER

UEFA Champions League

Beginning this August and continuing through the 2011-12 season, Fox Soccer Channel will be the primary U.S. home of the UEFA Champions League, Europe's most prestigious club competition. Coverage will include up to 110 matches per season, plus such ancillary programming as a 30-minute highlight show each match day.

England's Barclays Premier League

Match coverage of the most competitive and widely followed soccer league in the world—featuring powerhouse teams such as Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool—is complemented by weekly preview and review programs.

Global Tournaments

Fox Soccer Channel is home to some of the world's biggest knockout tournaments, including the English FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Super Cup, CONCACAF Champions League and 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

DOMESTIC SOCCER AT ALL LEVELS

MLS Saturday on FSC

The first and only three-hour block of Major League Soccer programming features live, weekly coverage of 33 regular season games and three play-off matches each season.

WPS Sunday on FSC

Live, exclusive coverage of the newly formed Women's Professional Soccer showcases elite domestic and international talent during 20 regular-season telecasts as well as all-star game and play-off coverage.

2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup

The U.S. will look to defend its title in this biennial regional championship, with all the Americans' matches as well as the final showing live and exclusively in English on FSC this July.

COMPREHENSIVE STUDIO SHOWS

Fox Soccer Report

In-depth soccer news and features from around the globe are presented in an action-packed, one-hour format.

Fox Football Fone-In

A dynamic, two-hour, live call-in program gives soccer fans the opportunity to have their say every Monday.

Fox Soccer Match Day

On Saturday mornings, fans receive expert analysis on exclusive Barclays Premier League and Serie A telecasts from former England national team member Warren Barton.

Super Sunday+

Live from the Budweiser Pub, this studio-based show reviews the weekend's biggest international and domestic matches.