NBC Sports Has Strong Opening Weekend for English Premier League Coverage http://bit.ly/1bSiveM
As the tagline says in comedian Jason Sudeikis’ spoof of American ignorance about soccer: It’s football, just not as we know it.
But a large number of Americans appear interested in watching NBC Sports’ coverage of English Premier League football as demonstrated by the network’s strong numbers for its opening weekend coverage.
According to NBC Sports, more than 3.4 million U.S. viewers watched its seven Premier League telecasts on Saturday and Sunday across three networks: NBC, NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) and mun2.
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