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Wednesday, November 01, 2017

ESPN lost 480,000 Subscribers in October

There are a variety of ways, in which businesses judge whether they’re having a successful business day. However, if you’re losing over 15,000 customers a day, that is generally frowned upon.

No doubt, there are many frowns being worn on the faces of ESPN executives after reviewing the October Cable Coverage Estimates. ESPN lost over 15,000 subscribers for every day ending in “y,” during the month of October.

To put that into perspective, that’s the equivalent of losing Sacramento, California, the 35th largest city in the country, in a month. While many would welcome the loss of Sacramento, for a variety of reasons, when discussing losing a city of that size in a ratings context, it’s horrifying.



Anonymous said...

This is a good result: reflecting the people's values effectively... much more so than screaming at the sky!

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

TV habits are changing by leaps/bounds. Include a human speaking out of their @ss and it gets worse!

Anonymous said...

With Sacramento mentioned here, why haven't the Liberals lobbied and protested to remove the names of all of the cities named for Catholic saints and religious ritual and history?

Anonymous said...

Another reason for a decline in viewership, too many channels with NOTHING on them during the week (daytime):

ESPN1-8 for College Sports (mostly on weekends)
Then online is ESPN3 for live events 24/7

That's just what we see here in the USA. BSPN is everywhere in other countries with multiple channels showing local country sports as well as American Sports.

Way oversaturated and way overpriced!

Anonymous said...

No doubt there will be another round of layoffs in a struggle to stay afloat, mostly white men. Anyone who leans conservative is long gone to better fit their agenda.

Anonymous said...

57 channels and nothing's on.

Anonymous said...

ABC and ESPN are two large Disney subsidiaries; hope they all shrivel.