First-round ratings see 23 percent spike

NEW YORK — The ratings for ESPN’s first NFL draft in prime time were up 23 percent from last year.
The cable network says it had a 5.3 rating and 7.2 million viewers for the first round of the draft held Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall. It’s the most-viewed first round in the network’s 31-year history.

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4/23/10