This compares with 11.4 million viewers on the first night of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Day two of the draft, where the league's 32 teams will pick rounds twp and three is set to kickoff at 8:00 p.m. on Friday night, with the Cincinnati Bengals picking first again. Viewing for the three-day period a year ago across all networks - ESPN, ABC, The NFL Network and digital channels - averaged 6.1 million viewers per day in TV viewership.
The previous high was 12.4 million in 2014, when the draft was held in early May. The draft originally was to be held in Las Vegas but is taking place virtually.
No technological magic was ever going to replace the buzz and glitz of Vegas, but the NFL and broadcast partners ESPN, ABC and NFL Network threw everything they had into the four-hour primetime online showcase, juggling feeds from almost 200 players and team officials scattered around the United States. ABC, like ESPN a part of The Walt Disney Co., has a separate presentation the first three nights, then will simulcast the ESPN/NFL Network broadcast on Saturday. The rating is the percentage of television households tuned in.
Oil heads for third straight weekly slide
When compared to the same week of 2019, ethanol production was down approximately 485,000 barrels per day. Brent futures rose 0.8%, to $21.5 a barrel in early trade, while the WTI increased 3.5%, to $17.06.
Kanye West officially now a billionaire
Music imprint is worth a reported $90 million in addition to other investments and assets worth somewhere around $125 million. However, although Forbes has confirmed Kanye as a billionaire, there is speculation as to whether or not Dr.
2.7 million in NY may have coronavirus, survey suggests
George Ferry Terminal, Tuesday, April 21, 2020, from the Staten Island borough of NY to take the Staten Island Ferry to Manhattan. They were selected at supermarkets and had their blood taken by a finger-prick test from the state's health department.
In addition to the telecast of the 2020 NFL Draft, over 7 million viewers watched "Draft-A-Thon LIVE", a fundraiser supporting COVID-19 relief efforts.
'The theme of hope is always prevalent in the National Football League, especially with regard to the draft, ' Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement.
"In 2020, that's especially true, as we help honor healthcare workers, first responders, and others on the front lines of the battle with COVID-19 while giving our fans something to cheer about".
The upcoming Disney + series, set to star Ewan McGregor , was briefly put on hold as the company looked for new scripts. The delay that has been taken Obi-Wan series to work on all that rewriting of the project is already becoming evident.
L'AS Saint-Etienne a officialisé la prolongation de contrat de son jeune défenseur central, Wesley Fofana , ce mardi. Cette saison, il a disputé 12 matchs de Ligue 1 et souhaite poursuivre sa progression dans son club formateur.
The challenge is to do that in a way that protects user privacy and doesn't allow individuals to be tracked or identified. How it will work in simple terms is that devices will be able to remember other devices that were in close proximity.
Democrats and immigrant advocates have criticised the new policy as an attempt to distract from Trump's response to the pandemic. Some 56% switched visa status from within the USA and 44% entered the US on immigrant visas.
The seventh installment, originally due in theaters on July 23, 2021 , will now debut four months later on November 19, 2021 . Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to wait even longer for the Mission: Impossible sequels release dates.
He went on to claim it's been mismanaged for years, "especially since the advent of the internet and modern-day technology". President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to withhold all future Covid-19 relief funding from the U.S.
On Friday, a South Korean source told Reuters their intelligence was that Kim was alive and would likely make an appearance soon. Earlier, CNN cited an anonymous U.S. official who said Kim was in "grave danger" after an unspecified surgery.
A Kishwaukee College student also tested positive, along with a second NIU student who does not live in DeKalb County. The first case in DeKalb County was announced March 21 and the first and only death April 6 of a man in his 50s.
The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed a Marginal Risk for strong storms for parts of the Midlands Saturday . The rain from Saturday evening is likely to spill over into Sunday morning, with an 80% chance of precipitation.
The Celebrity Drag Race cast is being closely-guarded - hence the show's full title, RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race . The series kicks off at 9.30/8.30c, following straight on from season 12 of Drag Race , which starts at 8/7c.
UK COVID-19 deaths pass 19500
Britain remains one of the worst-hit by the pandemic and has been under stringent social distancing rules for a month. Another 15,000 tests were expected to take place at drive-through testing centres on Friday, he added.
Navy officials want to reinstate fired Theodore Roosevelt captain
In the latest case, the outbreak aboard the Kidd took place while the vessel was on a counter-narcotics mission in the Caribbean. So far, one of the sailors has died of "COVID-related complications" at the intensive care unit of the US Naval Hospital in Guam.
DACA students excluded from federal relief bill
Our goal is to assist as many students and families as possible in meeting their financial demands during this disruptive time". And in paperwork that colleges sign to receive the funding, the agency says the relief isn't considered federal financial aid.
'The Masked Singer' unmasks a rockin' banana
It will be a good fun summer read about facing adversity and overcoming everything from music to life to diabetes". Tonight's Masked Singer focuses on the fight for the Golden Mask between Banana , Frog , Kitty and Rhino .