Steelers-Bengals Play Before 15 Million On ESPN's 'MNF'


The Pittsburgh Steelers hung on to top the Cincinnati Bengals, as ESPN's Monday Night Football contest tackled more than 15 milion viewers.
ESPN's coverage of  Pittsburgh's 27-21 road win over Cincinnati averaged a 10.6 household cable (9.2 national) rating, translating into an average of 10.6 million home and  15.02 million, according to Nielsen data.
MNF led all programs -- broadcast or cable -- in all key male and adult demos on Nov. 8, helping ESPN win the night among all networks in those same categories.

The Steelers-Bengals game ranks as cable's sixth most-watched program of the year among viewers and seventh among households.