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Audience Analysis: NBCSN Sets Record For EPL On Cable; Sox-Yanks Down 17% On ESPN

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15

NBCSN drew 1.13 million viewers for Manchester City-Manchester United last Sunday from 10:57am-1:04pm ET, marking the most-viewed EPL match ever on U.S. cable TV. The previous record was 1.03 million viewers for the same matchup on ESPN on April 30, 2012. Last Sunday’s game peaked at 1.3 milli...

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