Peyton & Eli Manning Generated Good Buzz Online But Came In With Terribly Low Ratings (TWEET)
Despite what the numbers say below, ESPN appears to have struck gold with the Peyton and Eli Manning “Monday Night Football” broadcast on ESPN2 and streaming on ESPN+.
From the time the Manning brothers appeared on the screen for the Raiders-Ravens game, the rave reviews were pouring in on social media. It was a good thing people were speaking about it, because the ratings possibly could’ve been even worse.
According to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal, the Manning’s generated a 0.6 rating, with a share of 1.
Fans loved the conversation as displayed by the many clips showed onling, but it appears most decided to stick with a the traditional broadcast.
This should further let you know that Twitter viral posts does not equal actual real life.