Lucky 13: ESPN’s Monday Night Football Delivers 16.5 Million Viewers, Most-Watched Week 13 MNF Game in 13 Seasons

ESPN’s Monday Night Football matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Jacksonville Jaguars (December 4, 8:15 p.m. ET) delivered 16.5 million viewers (ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and NFL+), the most-watched Week 13 MNF game since 2010 (Jets-Patriots). The audience of 16,484,000 was up 46% year-over-year (Saints-Buccaneers). Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli generated 1 million viewers on ESPN2.

Season-to-date, Monday Night Football is averaging 16.7 million viewers per game through Week 13, up 29% from the same point last season (15 games this season vs. 14 in 2022). The impressive numbers include all televised games, including Week 3 which featured two overlapping games vs. one in the 2022 season. Excluding this year’s Week 3, Monday Night Football would be up 31% year-over-year, averaging 17 million viewers a game.

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Media Contacts:
Derek Volner: Derek.Volner@ESPN.com
Lily Blum: Lily.Blum@ESPN.com

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