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ESPN Viewership Slightly Lower In Q2; FS1, Univision Deportes, Golf Channel Set Records

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 16

ESPN saw a slight decline in Q2 viewership, while NBA TV benefited from buzz around the end of the regular season and playoffs. ESPN easily led all sports again with an average of 1.54 million viewers in primetime during Q2, but it was the net’s lowest mark for April/May/June since ’13 a...

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