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Sky Deutschland Records Close To 1 Million Viewers For Bundesliga Coverage

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 23 / 16

German pay-TV network Sky Deutschland "recorded close 1 million viewers for its Bundesliga coverage on Tuesday," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. The network drew 960,000 viewers for its pregame show starting at 8pm. The simulcast of Tuesday's four Bundesliga games obtained a market share of...

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