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.