ESPN builds ratings despite new competition


ESPNThe newest entry into the cable sports wars, Fox Sports 1, kicked off 8/17/13, but if it’s been drawing viewers away from the granddaddy of cable sports networks – ESPN – it’s not showing up in the ratings.

According to a report in SB Nation, ESPN is claiming a 13% increase in ratings since that very date. More importantly, its primetime score is up 20# from a year ago.

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