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Overnight Ratings: NBCSN Down Slightly For Brickyard 400; UFC Up For Fox Telecast

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 16

NBCSN led all sports telecasts over the weekend with a 2.8 overnight rating for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Brickyard 400 yesterday, but that figure is down slightly from a 2.9 last year and down from a 3.2 overnight on ESPN in '14. NBCSN on Saturday afternoon also drew a 1.0 overnight for the Xfin...

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Pitt 's Petersen Events Center

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