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[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year

MNF's Best Year-Over-Year Increase of the Season

Last night's Monday Night Football game (8:15-11:30 p.m. ET) - a Green Bay Packers' last-second 33-30 victory over the San Francisco 49ers - earned an 8.4 overnight rating according to Nielsen, based on the metered markets. This is an increase of 38 percent vs. last year's Colts-Titans game (6.1) - MNF's best year-over-year increase of the season. Last night's game rating peaked from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET with a 10.4 metered market rating.

Local markets: In San Francisco, the game delivered a 5.9 rating on ESPN and an 11.0 rating on KGO-ABC, for a combined 16.9 rating in the market. In Milwaukee, the game delivered a 6.9 rating on ESPN and a 26.8 rating on WISN-ABC, for a combined 33.7 rating in the market.

The top metered markets (not including those of the competing teams): Sacramento (14.9), New Orleans (14.8), Minneapolis-St. Paul (13.4), Norfolk, Va., (12.5), Chicago (11.1), Seattle-Tacoma (11.1), Richmond-Petersburg (10.9), Denver (10.8), Tampa-St. Pete (10.3) and Buffalo (10.1).

SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt - Up 39 Percent

Last night's postgame edition of SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt earned a 2.5 metered market rating, an increase of 39 percent vs. last year's comparable program following the Colts-Titans game (1.8).

"MNF's" 49ers-Packers Scores 12 Million Viewers - Up 40 Percent vs. Week 6 in 2017

· MNF is No. 1 Show Again on Monday as ESPN Wins the Night for Sixth Straight Week

· 41 Percent Increase on ESPN Alone - The Best Single-Game Increase Across all NFL Networks this Season

· MNF Viewership is Up Three Percent Season-To-Date

Last night's Monday Night Football game (8:15-11:30 p.m. ET) - a Green Bay Packers' last-second 33-30 victory over the San Francisco 49ers - averaged 12 million viewers across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, according to Nielsen. This is an increase of 40 percent vs. last year's Colts-Titans week 6 game, which averaged 8.5 million viewers across the three ESPN networks.

ESPN won the night again among all networks, broadcast or cable, in households, viewers and all key male and adult demos (18-34, 18-49, 25-54). 49ers-Packers also helped ESPN become the most-watched network (broadcast or cable) in prime time among those same categories. Through the first six weeks of the NFL season (seven games), MNF has helped ESPN win the night all six Mondays.

Season to-date, Monday Night Football is averaging 11.5 million viewers, up three percent from last year's average among total viewers (11.2 million) - and up seven percent from last year's full season average (10.8 million).

· On ESPN, 49ers-Packers averaged a 7.2 US household rating and 11.8 million viewers - an increase of 41 percent compared to 8.4 million viewers in week 6 last year, making it the best single-game increase across all NFL networks in 2018. The telecast peaked from 11:15-11:30 p.m. ET with an 8.9 US household rating and 14.6 million viewers.

· On ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, 49ers-Packers averaged an additional 128,000 viewers.

Local markets: In San Francisco, the game delivered a 5.9 rating on ESPN and an 11.0 rating on KGO-ABC, for a combined 16.9 rating in the market. In Milwaukee, the game delivered a 6.9 rating on ESPN and a 26.8 rating on WISN-ABC, for a combined 33.7 rating in the market.

The top metered markets (not including those of the competing teams): Sacramento (14.9), New Orleans (14.8), Minneapolis-St. Paul (13.4), Norfolk, Va., (12.5), Chicago (11.1), Seattle-Tacoma (11.1), Richmond-Petersburg (10.9), Denver (10.8), Tampa-St. Pete (10.3) and Buffalo (10.1).

Postgame SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt - Up 39 Percent

Last night's postgame edition of SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt averaged 3,252,000 viewers, an increase of 39 percent vs. last year's comparable show following the Colts-Titans game (2,337,000).

ESPN Sunday Morning NFL Shows:

This weekend, ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown (10 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET) delivered its second most-viewed show of the season with an audience of 1,398,000 viewers on Sunday - an 18 percent increase from week 6 in 2017. Season to-date, Sunday NFL Countdown is averaging 1,294,000 viewers, up 12 percent year over year.

In addition, Fantasy Football Now (ESPN2, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.) is averaging 357,000 viewers, up three percent year-over-year.

Week 7 on ESPN's MNF:

Matt Ryan and the Falcons host rookie running back Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta (Oct. 22 at 8:15 p.m. ET).





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