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

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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.