- Up 10 Percent Compared to Week 4 Redskins-Chiefs Game Last Year
- 1 Telecast of the Night among Households, Viewers and All Key Male and Adult Demos
Last night’s Monday Night Football – a dramatic 27-23 Kansas City Chiefs come-from-behind victory over the Denver Broncos – averaged 13.3 million viewers across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, according to Nielsen. It is the most-viewed Monday Night Football since last year’s Cowboys-Cardinals game on September 25 (13.8 million viewers).
The week 4 MNF audience reflects a 10 percent increase compared to last year’s Redskins at Chiefs week 4 game (12.2 million viewers).
Chiefs-Broncos helped ESPN win the night among all networks, broadcast or cable, in households, viewers and all key male and adult demos (18-34, 18-49, 25-54). The telecast also delivered the highest-rated telecast of the night across all broadcast and cable networks among the same demos – television households, viewers (P2+), key male and people demos. This is the fourth straight Monday that ESPN has won the night in all key categories.
- On ESPN, the week 4 MNF telecast averaged a 7.9 US household rating and 13.2 million viewers. The telecast peaked from 11:00-11:15 p.m. ET with a 9.5 US household rating and 15.8 million viewers.
- On ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, Chiefs-Broncos averaged an additional 120,000 viewers.
- In Kansas City, the game delivered a 15.5 rating on ESPN and a 30.3 rating on KMBC-ABC, for a combined 45.8 rating in the market.
- In Denver, the game delivered a 15.8 rating on ESPN and a 20.7 on KTVD-NBC, for a combined 36.5 rating in the market.
Top 10 markets:
The top 10 metered markets (not including those of the competing teams): New Orleans (14.7), Albuquerque-Santa Fe (14.0), Washington, DC (12.5), Norfolk (12.0), Richmond-Petersburg (11.8), Baltimore (11.6), Sacramento (11.2), Tulsa (11.0), Phoenix (11.0), and San Diego (10.9).
ESPN’s Monday Night Football returns next week with the Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints from the Superdome in New Orleans on October 8 (8:15 p.m. ET).