Viewership in the WNBA this season is up 49 percent over the 2020 regular season, ESPN PR said in a release Thursday.
2021 #WNBA regular season viewership is up 49% over the 2020 regular season@seattlestorm/@chicagosky on @ABCNetwork (Aug. 15)— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) September 23, 2021
∙ Most-watched game of the season with 755,000 viewers
∙ Most-watched regular season game since 2012 pic.twitter.com/gN8YX5DE2O
The average of 306,000 viewers also represents a 24-percent increase from the 2019 regular season.
The game between the Seattle Storm and the Chicago sky on Aug. 15 was the most-watched game of the season with 755,000 viewers. It was also the most-watched regular season game since 2012.
The news adds to the WNBA’s ratings momentum. In 2020, viewership across networks was up 68 percent during the regular season.
The game was the most-watched regular-season matchup since 2017.
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