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ESPN Draws All-Time Low "MNF" Overnight Up Against Super Bowl-Level Debate Audience

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 27 / 16

ESPN last night drew a 5.7 overnight rating for the Falcons' 45-32 win over the Saints, likely marking the lowest-rated "MNF" telecast on record as the game went head-to-head with the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The Packers-Chiefs "MNF" matchup in Week 3 last ...

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