Monday Night Mastery

Reynolds, Mike
October 2006
Multichannel News;10/30/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p2
The article reports that ESPN television program "Monday Night Football," (MNF) has reached the top of basic-cable viewership, scoring the largest audience in the medium's history on October 23, 2006 in the U.S. ESPN officials said that the MNF contest surpassed the household audiences drawn by a quartet of CNN breaking news. MNF made the network the most-viewed channel in primetime.


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