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Television network executives' expectations were exceeded as broadcasts of (from left) Bundesliga soccer on Fox Sports 1, UFC on ESPN, NASCAR on Fox and "The Last Dance" documentary series on ESPN were among the top-rated shows.

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FILE - In this June 10, 2019, file photo, drivers race at the NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. With NASCAR set to return May 17, 2020, the iRacing Pro Invitational Series will likely go away. The NASCAR-backed iRacing Series, featuring the best sim racers in the field, will continue to run on digital platforms and six races will air on NBCSN during the series playoffs. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

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FILE - In this June 9, 2019, file photo, Fox Sports broadcasters Adam Alexander, left, Jeff Gordon, center, and Darrell Waltrip are shown on pit row before the NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. NASCAR will have a much different feel when it resumes this weekend as the two-man broadcast team for Fox will not travel to Darlington Raceway and instead call the race from a studio in Charlotte.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, FIle)

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In this Sept. 2, 2016, file photo, workers walk along the grandstands in the rain at Darlington Raceway after weather forced NASCAR to call off qualifying for the Sprint Cup and XFinity series auto races. NASCAR says it will resume its season without fans present starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File) **FILE**

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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is a big Washington Redskins fan Redskins fan, gets ready for the Redskins players to show up, Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017 in Richmond, Va. (Shaban Athuman/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., a big Washington Redskins fan, gets ready for Redskins players to arrive, Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017 in Richmond, Va. (Shaban Athuman/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives Washington Redskins linebacker Will Compton around the Richmond Raceway track on Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017 in Richmond, Va. (Shaban Athuman/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

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FILE - In the March 20, 2006, file photo, NASCAR driver Bill Lester puts on his head and neck restraint in his car as he gets ready for a rain-delayed start of the NASCAR Golden Corral 500 auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, in Hampton, Ga. On Sunday, June 11, 2017, Darrell Wallace Jr. became just the eighth black driver to race in NASCAR's top Cup series when he started at Pocono Raceway. Lester was rooting for Wallace on Sunday. Lester made two starts in 2006 and was the last black driver to make a Cup start. Lester met Wallace at a Truck race in Kansas a few years ago and had followed his progression through NASCAR. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)

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Driver Ryan Blaney, center, and broadcast pit reporter Chris Neville, left, look over notes after a pit stop during the NASCAR xfinity Series auto race, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., left, and broadcast pit reporter Jamie Little look over a monitor during the NASCAR xfinity Series auto race, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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FILE - In this April 11, 2015, file photo, Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon waves during introductions before a NASCAR auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. First went Jeff Gordon. Then Tony Stewart. Now Dale Earnhardt Jr. is packing his bags to leave NASCAR. All have their own reasons, but the nation's most popular auto racing series is a victim of its own popularity. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp, File)

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Driver Ryan Blaney looks over the track before a NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Monday, April 24, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

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Driver Ryan Blaney watches as cars go around the track before practice for a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race on Friday, April 21, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

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A model car of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. waits to be autographed before a NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Monday, April 24, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.(88) hits the wall as cars get past him during a NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, Kurt Busch sits behind the wheel as he prepares for NASCAR auto racing practice at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Monster Energy is set to start a two-year sponsorship deal with a two-year option worth a reported $20 million annually _ a staggering discount from the $750 million, 10-year deal Sprint had paid NASCAR to have its name emblazoned in the title series. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

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Denny Hamlin, right, signs autographs for fans as he walks to his garage at a NASCAR auto racing practice session at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Chase Elliott answers questions during an interview at NASCAR Daytona 500 media day at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Joey Logano answers questions during NASCAR Daytona 500 media day at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Danica Patrick shows off her driving shoes during an interview at NASCAR Daytona 500 media day at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)