Third Game of the WNBA Regular Season Delivers 0.6 Rating, Up 200% Compared to Last Year

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Third Game of the WNBA Regular Season Delivers 0.6 Rating, Up 200% Compared to Last Year

ABC’s presentation of the Los Angeles Sparks vs. Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, June 8, delivered a 0.6 rating according to Nielsen. The third game of this year’s regular season lineup was up 200% increase from last year’s comparable matchup of Seattle Storm/Los Angeles Sparks (0.2, ESPN2). This year’s first three WNBA games are averaging 413,000 viewers across ABC and ESPN2, which is an increase of 64% compared to 2018’s first four games on ESPN2 (aired by the same date a year ago).

ESPN’s coverage of the 2019 WNBA season will continue Sunday, June 16, with the Seattle Storm at Connecticut Sun at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

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Contact: Belen Michelis, ESPN, (860) 766-1425, [email protected]

 

Belen Michelis

Belen Michelis is a senior publicist focusing on ESPN Corporate Citizenship, Spelling Bee, Invictus Games, Warrior Games, ESPN local radio (98.7FM NY, ESPNLA 710, ESPN Chicago 1000), Misc. Sports and the WNBA. Prior to joining the ESPN Communications team, Michelis worked in Ad Sales for ESPN Deportes and International from 2010-2014. Michelis graduated from Boston College in 2010.
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