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SBD/October 9, 2013/Media
WNBA Finals Coverage Not Prominent On ESPN, FS1 Nightly Highlight Shows
Published October 9, 2013
A MIXED BAG: ESPN on Sunday night averaged 391,000 viewers for the Lynx’ 84-59 win over the Dream in Game 1 of the Finals. Last season’s Fever-Lynx Game 1, which aired on ESPN2, averaged 343,000 viewers. However, Lynx-Dream Game 1 is down 22% from 501,000 viewers for the same matchup in Game 1 in ’11, which also aired on ESPN on a Sunday night.