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'Monday Night Football' gets trounced in TV ratings by Trump-Clinton presidential debate

'Monday Night Football' gets trounced in TV ratings by Trump-Clinton presidential debate

“Monday Night Football” was already experiencing a significant drop in viewers this season going into this week’s game. It definitely could have done without going up against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Airing opposite this year’s first presidential debate for much of its broadcast, the Atlanta Falcons-New Orleans Saints contest drew an overnight rating of 5.7, Sports Media Watch reported, which could be an all-time low for the long-running program.

That’s down 36% from last year’s Week 3 game...

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