The Manchester Derby scores a cable record

The Premier League continues to hit new highs as NBCSN’s coverage of the Manchester Derby on Sunday ranked as the most-watched Premier League match in US cable television history. The Manchester United victory averaged 1.1 million viewers with the channel offering live on-site coverage from Old Trafford, according to Nielsen. In addition, NBCSN’s Premier League Live pre-match coverage ranked was the network’s most-watched Premier League studio show of extended length (more than 20 minutes), and second-most watched Premier League studio show overall. To date, NBC Sports Group’s Premier League viewership is averaging of 486,000 viewers and up 10% compared to this point last season, and up 19% among Adults 18-49. Top five markets included Washington, DC, followed by Sacramento, Columbus, Denver and Indianapolis.

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