Last month, ESPN’s Monday Night Football went up against the first presidential debate, and the football game barely lived to tell the tale. That night, more than 80 million people watched the debate, dooming MNF to record-low viewership. We figured this week’s Sunday Night Football, also competing with a Trump-Clinton showdown, wouldn’t be demolished quite so thoroughly given a sexier matchup (Giants-Packers) […]
The post The presidential debate didn’t totally destroy Sunday Night Football’s ratings appeared first on Awful Announcing.
League's ratings aren't down quite as much as in first prime time clash against debate.
NBC coverage remains remarkably steady against wall-to-wall coverage — though it's still down. read more
Ratings for Monday night’s Saints-Falcons game on ESPN are in, and they’re not pretty. It’s almost like people had something else to watch. Thanks to the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, which some analy...
More than 80 million watched the presidential debate on Monday night. For every 10 debate viewers, one watched Monday Night Football. Via Richard Deitsch of SI.com, only 8.047 million watched the Falcons-Saints game. Based on number...