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October 7, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Monday Night football gets biggest local TV rating of the season

The Seattle-Washington game drew a 45.2 TV rating locally with the game televised on both ESPN and KONG.
That’s the highest local rating of the year for any Seahawks game.

The Denver game drew a 41.9 rating (the rating is the percentage of all TVs tuned to that station).

The San Diego had a 34.7 rating and the Green Bay game 42.4.

Here’s ESPN’s press release on the Seattle-Washington game with more details:

Last night’s Monday Night Football game – a Seattle Seahawks’ 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins – helped ESPN win the night among all networks in viewers and all key male and adult demos. The game ranked as the top telecast of the night across cable and broadcast among the key male demos, as well as adults 18-34 and 18-49.

 The game averaged an 8.2 household US rating, 9,535,000 households and 13,122,000 viewers (P2+), according to Nielsen. It peaked from 9:15-9:30 p.m. (Eastern time) with a 9.2 rating and 14,678,000 viewers.
In Seattle, the game delivered a 20.7 rating on ESPN and a 24.5 on KONG-IND for a combined 45.2 rating in the market. In Washington, D.C., the game delivered a 14.0 rating on ESPN and a 9.4 on WDCA-IND for a combined 23.4 rating in the market.
The top 10 metered markets (in addition to those of the competing teams) included: Richmond (18.5), San Diego (15.3), Las Vegas (15.2), Norfolk (14.9), Baltimore (14.7), Portland, Ore. (13.7), Raleigh-Durham (13.2), Sacramento (12.6), New Orleans (12.4) and Birmingham (10.9).
Through the first five weeks (six games), ESPN’s Monday Night Football is averaging an 8.3 household US rating; 9,710,000 households and 13,480,000 viewers.

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