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Respondents To J.D. Power Survey Say NFL Viewership Actually Increased In '16 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 17

A new wrinkle on Thursday was added to the debate over "whether the NFL has a viewership issue tied to national anthem protests, long commercials or last year’s presidential election," according to A.J. Perez of USA TODAY. A J.D. Power survey cited those "among the reasons why 10% of the footb...

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBA, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

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04/22/99
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