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Aug 15, 2013
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ESPN has become synonymous with its subject in a way that few other channels have. MSNBC isn't the only place for politics. CNBC isn't the only place for business. The History Channel isn't the only place for quirky reality shows. But for the vast majority of viewers, ESPN is the only reliable place for sports on TV. And that's why it's the most valuable channel in the bundle.
So writes Derek Thompson in The Atlantic
. He breaks down the numbers in the "ESPN Research+Analytics' annual survey of America's favorite TV channels." The simple analysis: ESPN is THE consistent favorite of adult men. If you listen carefully, you can hear the heads of non-sports fans who share a TV with adult men nodding in agreement.
And now a selection of This Is Sportscenter commercials.