Viewership Up 13% for ESPN’s Coverage of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series From Williamsport

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Viewership Up 13% for ESPN’s Coverage of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series From Williamsport

ESPN’s Williamsport Slate Averaged 1,020,000 viewers, Up From 900,000 in 2017

Most-Watched Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game Since 2015

Average viewership for the 72nd Little League Baseball World Series presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods in Williamsport, Pa., on ESPN’s linear networks, including ABC, was up 13% this year with 1,020,000 viewers compared to 900,000 average viewers during the 2017 tournament, according to Nielsen.

This year’s Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game on ABC, which saw Honolulu, Hawaii claim the title by defeating Seoul, South Korea 3-0 on Sunday, was the most-watched final matchup since the 2015 championship with 3,248,000 average viewers.

The top-rated local markets across ESPN’s linear networks, including ABC, during the Williamsport section of the Little League Baseball World Series were: Houston (1.3); San Antonio (1.3); Nashville (1.2); Louisville (1.1); Birmingham (1.1); San Diego (1.1); Dayton, OH (1.1); Columbus, OH (1.0); Indianapolis (1.0); Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville (1.0); Albuquerque-Santa Fe (1.0); Atlanta (1.0).

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ESPN baseball contacts:

Ben Cafardo at 860-766-3496 or [email protected]. Twitter:@Ben_ESPN;

Michael Skarka at 860-766-1342 or [email protected]. Twitter:@Michael_ESPN.

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