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Most Cable Sports Networks See Q2 Viewership Declines; Draft Helps Boost NFL Network

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 17

The second quarter was not kind to cable sports networks, as the overwhelming majority saw viewership declines. NFL Network, buoyed by record figures for NFL Draft coverage, was the only cable sports net to see year-over-year gains in both primetime and total-day viewership. While NBCSN saw slight g...

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