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ESPN Sees Small Ratings Decrease For NFL Draft Coverage; NFL Net Up SlightlyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 29 / 16
ESPN drew a 4.7 overnight Thursday for its coverage of the NFL Draft from 8:00-11:30pm ET, down 8% from a 5.1 overnight last year. This year's figure also is down 31% from a record-setting 6.8 overnight in '14, which drew considerable hype with Johnny Manziel's anticipated selection. ESPN drew a 4.6...
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