One day after a low-rated “Sunday Night Football” broadcast on NBC, ESPN scored with a well-received installment of “Monday Night Football.”
Deadline.com reports that the telecast of Monday’s nail-biter between the Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals delivered “MNF’s” best numbers of the season. The game, which went to overtime before Denver pulled out a 20-17 win, had a 10.5 overnight rating, Deadline reports.
“In Cincinnati, the game delivered a 15.6 rating on ESPN and a 28.6 on WLWT-NBC, for a combined 44.2 rating in the market,” the report adds. “In Denver, the game delivered a 17.7 rating on ESPN and a 24.3 on KTVD-IND, for a combined 42.0 rating.”