The 2024 NFL Draft saw significant increases in attendance and viewership compared to last year’s edition.

An average audience of 12.1 million viewers saw round one coverage of the draft on ESPN, NFL Network, ABC, ESPN Deportes, and digital channels, which marks a 6% increase from last year’s 11.4 million.

This marks the highest viewership since 2021. Round one had a total unduplicated audience of 34.3 million viewers.

All seven rounds of the 2024 NFL Draft are being presented across ABC, ESPN, and NFL Network for the sixth straight year.

Meanwhile, over 275,000 fans attended round one of the draft in Detroit, breaking the all-time record of 200,000 set in Nashville in 2019.

This was surpassed by the 550,000 fans attending the second round, which also broke day two attendance records set in Nashville five years ago.

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This led to the 2024 NFL Draft setting a new attendance record overall with over 700,000 fans attending the three-day event, beating Nashville’s 600,000.

The NFL did not charge fans to attend the event in Detroit.

Green Bay will host next year's draft.