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UEFA Europa League Finals Draws Average of 2.6 Million Viewers On Kabel Eins

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 29 / 15

German free-to-air TV channel kabel eins "recorded impressive numbers for its broadcast of the UEFA Europa League final between Sevilla and Dnipropetrovsk on Wednesday," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. The game's first half attracted 1.87 million viewers and had a 7.2% market share. The sec...

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