2013 NBA Draft: Second Most-Watched Ever on ESPN

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June 28th, 2013

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June 28, 2013

2013 NBA Draft: Second Most-Watched Ever on ESPN


The 2013 NBA Draft on ESPN averaged 2,999,000 viewers (P2+), making it the second most-watched Draft ever on ESPN, according to Nielsen. Viewership was up from 2,959,000 for last year’s telecast.


The NBA Draft delivered a 2.4 coverage rating, which is up nine percent from a 2.2 in 2012 and is tied for the second highest-rated Draft ever on ESPN.


The only NBA Draft telecast on ESPN with slightly more viewers was 2011 with 3,202,000.

  • Lance B.

    im assuming this is the 2nd most watch NBA draft ever, not all sports.. i really dont know but figure the NFL draft is more popular though it is in april where tv is a little more competitive so who knows

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