Deadline’s YouTube Channel Rankings

Juan Manuel Marquez’s startling sixth-round knockout of Manny Pacquiao in their WBO world welterweight fight on Saturday helped SB Nation to emerge as the big winner in the universe of Google-funded YouTube channels for the week ending December 12. The sports channel’s coverage of the fourth meeting between the closely matched rivals enabled it to gain 1.7M views, for a total of 1.8M, and leap 70 spots to No. 15. The surge took place in a week when the YouTube channels we monitor rebounded. Total views were up 29% to 85.5M. The top 10 channels accounted for about 48% of the total. Noisey rejoined the group, rising one slot to No. 10, while Clevver News dropped three places to No. 12. (more…)

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