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Audience Analysis: MLB's Little League Classic Up From '18

ESPN on Sunday night drew 1.76 million viewers for the annual Little League Classic from Williamsport, Pa., which featured Cubs-Pirates this year. Last year, Mets-Phillies drew 1.63 million viewers, while the first iteration of the event in ’17, which featured Pirates-Cardinals, drew 1.78 million viewers.

The chart below lists viewership figures for select recent sports telecasts.

TELECAST
DATE
NET
TIME (ET)
RAT.
VIEWERS
(000)
NFL preseason: Seahawks-Vikings
8/18
Fox
8:11-11:00pm
3.2
5,302
NFL preseason: Saints-Chargers
8/18
CBS
4:00-7:00pm
2.5
3,930
PGA Tour: BMW Championship: final round
8/18
NBC
2:00-6:00pm
2.1
3,150
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series:
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Bristol)
8/17
NBCSN
7:57-10:52pm
1.5
2,503
NFL preseason: Raiders-Cardinals
8/15
ESPN
8:00-11:19pm
1.5
2,397
PGA Tour: BMW Championship: third round
8/17
NBC
3:00-7:00pm
1.7
2,393
MLB: Cubs-Pirates (Little League Classic)
8/18
ESPN
7:00-10:34pm
1.1
1,763
NFL preseason: Chiefs-Steelers
8/17
NFL Net
8:30-10:00pm
1.0
1,660
Little League World Series:
Barrington (RI)-Bowling Green East (KY)
8/17
ABC
3:00-5:30pm
1.0
1,444
Little League World Series: Mexico-Japan
8/18
ESPN
1:00-3:00pm
0.8
1,252
Little League World Series:
Central East Maui (HI)-Elizabeth (NJ)
8/18
ABC
2:00-3:45pm
0.8
1,247
NFL preseason: Browns-Colts
8/17
NFL Net
4:00-7:11pm
0.8
1,203
Liga MX: Monarcas-Club America
8/17
Univision
10:01pm-12:07am
0.6
1,200
Little League World Series:
Coon Rapids (MN)-South Riding (VA)
8/18
ESPN
11:00am-1:00pm
0.8
1,188
Copa de Campeones: Atlanta United-Club America
8/14
Univision
7:30-10:03pm
0.6
1,156
NFL preseason: Cowboys-Rams
8/17
NFL Net
10:00pm-1:19am
0.7
1,125
PGA Tour: BMW Championship: final round (early)
8/18
Golf Channel
12:00-1:55pm
0.7
1,122
NFL preseason: Bears-Giants
8/16
NFL Net
7:30-10:38pm
0.6
1,054
EPL: Tottenham-Manchester City
8/17
NBC
12:30-2:45pm
0.7
1,040
Liga MX: Chivas-Leon
8/17
Univision
7:55-10:01pm
0.5
984
Basketball: Big3 (Dallas)
8/17
CBS
3:00-6:15pm
0.4
486
Golf: U.S. Amateur: championship
8/18
Fox
3:30-6:15pm
0.2
310
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