This Monday, August 19, Telemundo and TV Azteca premiered the third season of their local version of the format, which reached 1.3 million viewers in the US and 1.9 million in Mexico.
Exatlon returned this week to two key markets, proving once again its popularity in the Hispanic territory.
This Monday, August 19, Telemundo and TV Azteca premiered the third season of their local versions of the format, registering notable ratings both in the US and Mexico.
The premiere on Telemundo became the most watched Spanish-language show in the US at 7:00 pm, reaching 589,000 viewers between 18 and 49 and 240,000 from 18 to 34.
In total, the first episode recorded 1.3 million viewers, surpassing Univision by 4%, according to Nielsen.
In addition, Exatlon US became the most social show of the night on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, behind only El Final del Paraíso, also on Telemundo.
Meanwhile, Exatlón Mexico premiered on Azteca Uno, reaching more than 1.9 million viewers and registering 9.2 rating points, according to data from National Rating.
With these numbers, the format managed to surpass Luis Miguel, the series by Televisa, which recorded 1.3 million viewers.
Exatlon is a Turkish format created by Acun Medya. The show presents an athletic battle between two sports teams, formed by Olympic athletes, famous sports players, celebrities and ordinary people with powerful competitive skills.
The format is distributed in Latin America by Inter Medya, after an alliance signed last year between the two companies.
In addition to Mexico and the US, in the region it also has versions made in Brazil (Bandeirantes) and Colombia (RCN).