|NFL draft's 1st round averages 7.7 million viewers|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 26 April 2013 13:37|
This year's numbers trailed only the 8.3 million in 2010 and 8.1 million last year.
NFL Network's coverage drew an average of 1.5 million viewers - a 7 percent increase over last year.
The NFL also said Friday the first round drew nearly double the viewership of second-most watched show on cable The History Channel's ``Swamp People'' (4.0 million), and about triple the day's most-watch sports event, the Clippers-Grizzlies broadcast on TNT (2.6 million).