Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown Audience on ESPN Up 17 Percent

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Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown Audience on ESPN Up 17 Percent

The audience for Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown presented by Chevrolet on ESPN is up 17 percent this season, according to Nielsen. The pre-game show, which precedes Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell, is averaging 591,000 viewers in 2018, up from 507,000 viewers last season.

Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown generally airs at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN and the ESPN App. Analysts include former World Series Champions Mark Teixeira and David Ross, who join host Karl Ravech and analyst Tim Kurkjian to comprise the team. Ravech is celebrating his 25th anniversary at ESPN, while Kurkjian is celebrating his 20th anniversary. Together they form one of sports broadcasting’s longest-tenured pairings on any show.

Baseball Tonight: Sunday Night Countdown emanates on site at the Sunday Night Baseball location or at ESPN’s Bristol, Conn. studios. The show airs this Sunday at 7 p.m. prior to the Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals game on Sunday Night Baseball (8 p.m.).

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Ben Cafardo

I lead communications strategy and execution for ESPN’s NBA, MLB, FIBA and Little League World Series properties. I’m also a proud consumer of all things ESPN.
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