TV: Record 39.3 million Americans watch EPL on NBCUniversal networks

NBC Sports' coverage of the Premier League on NBCUniversal networks attracted a record 39.3 million total viewers for the 2017-18, an increase of 14 percent over last season (34.5 million), according to live plus same day data released by Nielsen.

Bucking the trend of declining sports audiences, NBC Sports Group averaged 449,000 viewers -- up from 447,000 last season -- for its Total Audience Delivery (television, online, app). (It does not include Spanish-language telecasts or NBC Sports Gold streaming.)

The Manchester United-Manchester City derby in April set a record for the most-watched EPL game ever in U.S. history with 1.72 million viewers across all platforms.
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