Chat Sports 2020 NBA Draft Broadcast Watched Live By A Record 1.3 Million NBA Fans On YouTube
By: Chat Sports
Chat Sports, the live and on-demand sports video news network, was second only to ESPN's cable broadcast in total audience, and was the most-watched broadcast of the NBA Draft on YouTube for the third consecutive year. In 2018 and 2019, Chat Sports' attracted 692,000 and 712,000 live viewers for the NBA Draft.
Chat Sports' Tom Downey and Jimmy Crowther hosted the 6-hour broadcast which featured an interactive experience for the viewer. The unique format allowed the audience to engage with the hosts through live Q&A, polls, and the company's popular 'super chat' menu.
By announcing picks before cable TV, providing instant analysis, and an instant-reaction grade of each selection in both Round 1 and Round 2, the broadcast attracted 95,000 concurrent viewers, over 14,000 comments per minute in YouTube's live chat, and over 10,000 new Subscribers to the Chat Sports YouTube channel - all records for the company.
ABOUT CHAT SPORTS
Chat Sports is a multi-channel sports video news network broadcasting on digital networks. Currently, the company has 19 shows across 16 YouTube channels, focusing on NBA, NFL & College Football with shows like Cowboys Report w/ Tom Downey, NBA Now, Raiders Report w/ Mitchell Renz, and NFL Daily - each of which are watched by over 1 million sports fans per month.