‘Monday Night Football’ Bests MLB’s ALCS Game 7 for This Week’s Highest TV Rating | Charts

The Minnesota Vikings’ victory over the San Francisco 49ers scored 10.2 million viewers on ABC

Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings throws a pass against the San Francisco 49ers (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

With the MLB’s World Series kicking off Friday night, the ALCS finale matchup between the Rangers and the Astros was a formidable opponent against ABC’s “Monday Night Football” for this week’s highest TV rating. But NFL fans still took the win.

As audiences tuned in to watch the Minnesota Vikings deliver a 22-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers Monday, the game scored 10.20 million viewers on ABC and received a 1.98 rating in the key broadcast demographic among adults 18-49, according to Nielsen live-plus-same-day figures. The Vikings vs. 49ers game marked this week’s most-watched and highest-rated weeknight primetime programming from last Friday to this Thursday, per TheWrap’s weekly broadcast TV ratings breakdown.


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