Los Angeles Rams’ ‘Monday Night Football’ Debut Gets Sacked in Ratings

Los Angeles Rams’ ‘Monday Night Football’ Debut Gets Sacked in Ratings

The Los Angeles Rams, formerly of St Louis got shut out by the San Fransisco 49ers 28-0 in the second Monday Night Football game of the season. In doing so, the only scored a 7.1 among metered households according to Nielsen, down 25% from the second game of the previous year. This was the Ram's first regular season game since moving back to LA, but fan curiosity failed to translate into higher ratings.

The Los Angeles Rams not only lost their first “Monday Night Football” game of the season on the field but they were also defeated in the ratings.

The former St. Louis-based team got shut out by the San Francisco 49ers 28-0 in the second “MNF” game of the season. In doing so, they drew only a 7.1 rating in metered households according to Nielsen estimates.

That is down 25 percent from the second “MNF” game last year.

In addition, Los Angeles fans got beaten by San Francisco in terms of viewership. The game drew a 16.1 rating in L.A., versus a 23.7 rating in San Francisco.

 

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