or


[09/28/21 - 03:36 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers Franchise's Most-Watched Week 3 Game Since 2012 with 14.9 Million Viewers
Plus: "Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli" on ESPN2 delivered an audience of 1.9 million viewers, the game presentation's third straight week of viewership growth.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN's Monday Night Football Delivers Franchise's Most-Watched Week 3 Game Since 2012 with 14.9 Million Viewers

· Eagles-Cowboys Up 1% from Week 3 in 2020 and Up 40% from 2019

· Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli Generates 1.9 Million Viewers, Grows Audience for Third Consecutive Week

· Season-to-Date: Monday Night Football Up Big from 2019 and 2020 Seasons

ESPN's presentation of the Monday Night Football matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys (September 27, 8 p.m. ET) delivered an audience of 14,904,000 viewers (ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes), the franchise's most-watched Week 3 presentation since 2012. The viewership is slightly up from the highly anticipated Kansas City-Baltimore showdown in 2020's Week 3 and up 40% from 2019's Week 3 game (Chicago at Washington).

Additionally, the Eagles-Cowboys viewership continued a viewership trend, as ESPN also notched its most-watched Week 1 game since 2013 and its second most-watched Week 2 game since 2014 to go along with the aforementioned most-watched Week 3 game since 2012.

Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli (ESPN2) delivered an audience of 1.9 million viewers, the game presentation's third straight week of viewership growth (1,899,000 viewers compare to 1,856,000 viewers in Week 2). The show's two most recent episodes now represent ESPN's most-watched alternate telecasts since the concept was largely adopted in 2014 (more than 30 presentations). The Super Bowl-winning brothers will return for Weeks 7 and 8 of Monday Night Football.

Viewership reported by Nielsen for ESPN and ESPN2 includes streaming audience across ESPN, NFL, and Yahoo Sports properties.

MNF Up Double Digits Season to Date From Both 2020 and 2019

Through three weeks, ESPN's Monday Night Football is averaging 14.7 million viewers (three games), up 23% from 2019 (four games) and 17% from 2020 (four games).

Additional Monday Night Football Highlights:

o Monday Night Football was the most-watched telecast of the night among households, viewers, and all keys demos: Men 18-34, 18-49, 25-54 and 55+, as well as persons 18-34, 18-49, and 25-54 on ESPN.

o Monday Night Football also helped ESPN become the most-watched network (broadcast and cable) in primetime among households, viewers and the same key male and people demos, including P55+

o Local Viewership: The Top 10 local markets

Rank Local Market Rating
1 Dallas 29.0
2 Philadelphia 25.8
3 San Antonio 16.4
4 Austin 16.3
5 Washington, DC 12.2
6 Nashville 12.1
7 Memphis 11.8
8 Norfolk 10.7
Las Vegas 10.7
10 Raleigh-Durham 10.6

Monday Night Football Continues with Las Vegas Raiders (3-0) at Los Angeles Chargers (2-1)

Monday Night Football continues with the undefeated Las Vegas Raiders at the 2-1 Los Angeles Chargers (October 4, 8 p.m.) in an AFC West showdown. The Raiders kicked off the 2021 MNF campaign with a come-from-behind overtime victory, while the showdown will mark the Chargers' first MNF game inside SoFi Stadium, the host of this season's Super Bowl. Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick and Lisa Salters have the call.

--30--





  [september 2021]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (ESPN)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[05/17/22 - 02:32 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 9: "Senior Year" Tops the Films List, "Welcome to Eden" Grabs the Most Views This Week
"Ozark" season four held on to the #1 spot on the English TV list with 48.62M hours viewed.

[05/17/22 - 08:56 AM]
Boston Celtics Game 7 Victory Over Milwaukee Bucks on ABC Is Most-Watched Eastern Conference Semifinals Game in 10 Years: Average Audience of 7,481,000 Viewers
The broadcast averaged 7,481,000 viewers, peaking with 9,559,000 viewers at 6 p.m. ET.

[05/13/22 - 08:15 AM]
Viewers Have Watched More Than 752 Billion Minutes of CBS This Season - Far More Than Any Other Broadcaster
This aggregate viewership includes over 255 billion minutes watched of CBS primetime entertainment programming - nearly 90 billion more than the closest competitor.

[05/10/22 - 02:13 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 2: "Ozark" Tops the English TV List and Is the Week's Most Viewed Title
The series was the most viewed title this week and was in the Top 10 in 81 countries.

[05/10/22 - 01:42 PM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" Viewership Up Four Percent from 2021
Through five weeks, ESPN's exclusive, national MLB game of the week is averaging 1,730,000 viewers.

[05/10/22 - 09:55 AM]
Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix on ABC Attracts Record 2.6 Million Viewers; Largest Live F1 U.S. TV Audience Ever
Through five races, the 2022 F1 season is averaging 1.4 million viewers per race, up 49 percent over the 2021 season average (949,000 viewers) and up 131 percent over the 2020 season average (609,000 viewers).

[05/10/22 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Sports' Presentation of the Kentucky Derby Averages 16 Million Viewers - Topping 15 Million Mark for 8th Consecutive Year, Excluding Pandemic-Impacted Events
Plus: the debut of "MLB Sunday Leadoff" on Peacock and NBC averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 1.34 million viewers, marking the most-watched regular-season Sunday day game since 2019.

[05/09/22 - 09:05 AM]
"Lil Jon Wants to Do What?" Monday Night Series Premiere Delivered Rock Solid Ratings for HGTV
The series premiere on May 2 attracted more than 3 million total viewers and garnered a .50 live plus-three day rating among P25-54 as well as a .66 live plus-three day rating among W25-54.

[05/03/22 - 02:23 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of April 25: The Byrdes Say Goodbye, "The Marked Heart" Is the Most Viewed Title
Building on the success of Season 4, Part 1, the final episodes of "Ozark" topped the English TV list with 78.4M hours viewed and was in the Top 10 in 73 countries.

[05/03/22 - 12:15 PM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top Five in Viewers and Is #1 in Adults 18+
This is the 16th time this season the show has made the top five in viewers, and the 24th time it has made the top 10 program out of 25 airings.

[05/03/22 - 11:16 AM]
Part One of Two-Part Event of ABC's "The Rookie" Draws Series' Largest Audience This Season
After just seven days of viewing across linear and digital platforms, "The Rookie" quadrupled its initial Live+Same Day rating in Adults 18-49 to hit a 1.6 rating (+300% - 0.4 rating).

[05/03/22 - 08:47 AM]
Most-Watched First-Round of NBA Playoffs on ESPN Since 2014
The eight games on ESPN averaged 3,346,000 viewers, and were up 28 percent from 2021 and up 69 percent from 2020.

[05/03/22 - 08:45 AM]
CBS Will Finish the 2021-2022 Season as America's Most-Watched Network for 14th Straight Year
This will be CBS' 19th win in the last 20 years.

[05/02/22 - 09:14 AM]
"100 Day Dream Home" Season Three Delivers Robust Ratings for HGTV
The season, which premiered Monday, February 21, averaged a .52 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .67 live plus three-day rating among W25-54.

[05/02/22 - 08:32 AM]
"Bel-Air" Shatters Peacock Records; Crowned Most-Streamed Original Series on Peacock
Peacock's critically-acclaimed drama series has been crowned as the platform's most-streamed original series reaching 8 million accounts to date.