Fox and Telemundo see great ratings for American women, but rest of Women’s World Cup struggles

South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana celebrates after an own-goal scored by Italy’s Benedetta Orsi, center right, during the Women’s World Cup Group G soccer match between South Africa and Italy in Wellington, New Zealand, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Fans of the United States women’s soccer team remained faithful viewers no matter what hour the game was on.