The “Monday Night Football” ratings for Week 6 were the lowest of the season as the Tennessee Titans beat the Indianapolis Colts 36-22 in Nashville, Tennessee.
According to Deadline, early numbers show that ESPN came away with ratings that were 13 percent lower than last week’s game, when the Minnesota Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 20-17. (RELATED: ‘Monday Night Football’ Ratings Down)
Last week’s Monday night game was 17 percent lower than the week before, and final numbers came in at 3.7 in the key demographic of ages 18-49 and 10.3 million viewers.
In comparison, the Week 4 matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins scored a 11.9 million viewers and a 4.3 rating in the key demographic.
The Week 6 game last night drew ratings that were 3 percent lower in metered market results than last year’s Week 6 game. In that game between the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Jets, the key demo numbers hit the season low with a 3.0 among ages 18-49 and 8.4 million viewers.
The 2017-2018 season has been rocked by national anthem protests by players. ESPN opted not to air the national anthem Monday night.