ESPN drew a 5.4 overnight rating for coverage of the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, up 26% from a 4.3 for last year’s first round, which took place on a Saturday afternoon.

details, plus the NFL Networks ratings of the Draft at Sports Media Watch.

Note that’s a household rating, not the adults 18-49 rating typically featured on our site.

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