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ESPN Narrowly Avoids Record-Low "MNF" Rating With Colts' Blowout Of JetsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16
ESPN barely avoided a record-low "MNF" overnight rating for the Colts' 41-10 win over the Jets. The telecast from 8:15-11:32pm ET drew a 6.0 overnight rating, which is still above the record-low 5.7 overnight that ESPN drew for Falcons-Saints on Sept. 27. That game was up against the highly-anticipa...
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