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Champions League Qualifer Draws More Than 6 Million Viewers On ZDF

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 28 / 15

German public broadcaster ZDF recorded more than 6 million viewers for its broadcast of the Champions League qualifier between Leverkusen and Lazio, according to David Grzeschik of QUOTENMETER. The second leg of the matchup, which started at 8:45pm on Wednesday, attracted 6.13 million viewers and ha...

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