or


[12/11/12 - 02:55 PM]
ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 10.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN and "Monday Night Football" Win the Night

Texans-Patriots Delivers 10.4 Rating and 14,483,000 Million Viewers

Last night's ESPN Monday Night Football game - a New England Patriots' 42-14 win over the Houston Texans - won the night among all television programs on broadcast or cable in households, viewers and all key male and adult demos. Similarly, ESPN led all television networks in those same categories.

The telecast delivered a 10.4 household coverage rating (9.0 US), representing an average of 10,242,000 households (14,483,000 million viewers - P2+), according to Nielsen, making it the eighth most-viewed program among viewers (ninth among households) on cable television this year. The game peaked between 9:15-9:30 p.m. ET and 9:45-10 p.m. at a 12.3 coverage rating.

In Houston, the game delivered a 12.9 rating on ESPN and a 21.7 rating on KHOU-CBS, for a combined 34.6 rating in the market. In Boston, the game delivered a 13.5 rating on ESPN and a 25.6 rating on WCVB-ABC, for a combined 39.1 rating in the market. The top-10 metered markets (not including primary home team markets) include Providence (29.6), Las Vegas (14.6), Denver (14.6), New Orleans (14.5), San Diego (14.1), Hartford-New Haven (13.7), Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News (13.0), Indianapolis (12.9), Sacramento (12.3) and Baltimore (12.2)

Through the first 14 weeks of the NFL season (15 games), MNF is averaging a 9.8 household coverage rating (8.4 US), 9,603,000 households and 13,203,000 viewers, up slightly from the same point last season.

ESPN Digital Platforms

ESPN also saw significant traffic across its digital platforms on Sunday and Monday:

· ESPN.com NFL section - An average minute audience of 34,000, up 19 percent from last year, reaching 4.1 million unique visitors

· ESPN.com Fantasy Football section - An average minute audience of 47,000, a 39 percent gain from last year, reaching 2.4 million unique visitors

· ESPN mobile Web NFL section - An average minute audience of 48,000, a 64 percent increase, reaching 3.8 million unique visitors.

Next Week on MNF: New York Jets vs. Tennessee Titans

ESPN's MNF returns this week as Jake Locker and the Tennessee Titans host Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets in a matchup of AFC teams in Nashville on December 17 at 8:30 p.m.





  [december 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (ESPN)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/17/14 - 08:48 AM]
The Finale of "The Voice 7" Hits a Non-Sports High in 18-49 for Any Network in Its Time Period Since September 30
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 16.

[12/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
The Peacock's mainstay however is down 18% from its season finale a year ago.

[12/17/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's Second Replay This Season of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Beats NBC's Debut of "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" by Wide Margins
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 16.

[12/16/14 - 01:26 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Final Two Original Holiday Debuts Propel the Network to Rank #1 Among Women 25-54 Rating for the 6th Straight Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 8-14.

[12/16/14 - 11:53 AM]
Syfy's "Ascension" Takes Off During First Night Premiere, Transporting 1.8 Million Total Viewers
Syfy spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/16/14 - 09:52 AM]
"60 Minutes" in Top 10 for Eighth Week in a Row
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 14.

[12/16/14 - 09:41 AM]
"48 Hours: The Two Faces of Todd Winkler" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, December 13.

[12/16/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Voice" Is Currently Up 16% Versus Last Week in 18-49 to Its Highest Rating Since November 17
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/16/14 - 08:31 AM]
Cowboys' 38-27 Win Over Eagles on NBC Is Most-Watched "Sunday Night Football" Game This Season
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, December 14.

[12/16/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Sees 2nd-Best Numbers Ever
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/16/14 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Impressive Demo Streak
NBC's juggernaut has won Monday night for the past 13 weeks among adults 18-49.

[12/15/14 - 02:14 PM]
"Homeland" and "The Affair" Have Another Great Sunday
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, December 14.

[12/15/14 - 01:32 PM]
"Sons of Anarchy" Rides to Ratings Record at FX
FX spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 9 and the season to date.