ESPN has now lost 1.176 million subscribers in the past two months. Is it still viable?
ESPN Loses Another 555,000 Subscribers Per Nielsen ESPN lost another 555,000 subscribers per Nielsen estimates, following up its worst month ever with its second worst month ever. By Clay Travis Nov 29, 2016 at 9:42a ET Last month ESPN lost 621,000 subscribers according to Nielsen media estimates, which was the worst month in the company's history. This month things weren't much better -- ESPN lost another 555,000 subscribers according to Nielsen media estimates , meaning that the worst month in the history of ESPN has now been followed up by the second worst month in ESPN history. ESPN has now lost a jawdropping 1.176 million subscribers in the past two months. Putting that into perspective, that means nearly 20,000 people a day are leaving ESPN for each of the past two months. If that annual average subscriber loss continued, ESPN would lose over seven million subscribers in the next 12 months. And at an absolute minimum, these 1.176 million lost subscribers in