The 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville set new records in media consumption and fan attendance, becoming the highest-rated and most-watched draft ever.
In total across Nielsen-measured channels, NFL Draft telecasts combined to reach more than 47.5 million viewers over the three-day event. This was the second straight year that all seven rounds of the event were aired on broadcast television.
The 2019 Draft also broke the record for attendance. Over 600,000 fans took part in the draft events in Nashville.
"The 2019 NFL Draft was a tremendous continuation of the celebration of the NFL's 100th season and an opportunity to welcome the next generation of stars," said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "Dramatic and emotional storylines played out in cities across the country with the energetic host city of Nashville serving as a breathtaking backdrop to hundreds of thousands of passionate fans who lined the streets and enjoyed a unique NFL Draft Experience. We congratulate our newest players and their families and thank the Tennessee Titans, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp., the City of Nashville, the volunteers and everyone who made the Draft such a memorable, entertaining and successful experience."