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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Mon., Nov. 10) -- football wins again in face of another blowout

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Another one-sided edition of ESPN’s Monday Night Football still had enough juice to outdraw the usual array of potent broadcast network attractions.

The Philadelphia Eagles’ thrashing of the clawless Carolina Pussycats averaged 313,830 D-FW viewers, with the audience falling off as the game wore on until 10:42 p.m. But a bigger crowd -- 376,596 viewers -- watched the first 90 minutes of the game while the 7:30 to 9 p.m. portion of NBC’s The Voice ran second with 348,700 viewers.

MNF also beat the fall season finale of NBC’s The Blacklist by a score of 292,908 viewers to 265,012. It was the same story among advertiser-prized 18-to-49-year-olds, with MNF cruising to a clean sweep.

Over on Fox, Gotham continued to be the network’s lone bright spot this fall. Its 216,194 total viewers in the 7 p.m. hour were enough to beat both ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and CBS’ comedy combo of 2 Broke Girls and The Millers. The Batman prequel also easily beat those two rivals in the 18-to-49 demographic, with DWTS plunging to just 28,384 viewers in this key measurement while Gotham had 110,383.

Here are Monday’s local news derby numbers for the 8th weekday of the 20-weekday November “sweeps” ratings period.

Gannett8 ran first at 10 p.m. in both total viewers and 25-to-54-year-olds, the main advertiser target audience for news programming.

Fox4 notched another 6 a.m. sweep while NBC5 ran the table at 5 p.m.

The 6 p.m. golds went to CBS11 in total viewers and Fox4 among 25-to-54-year-olds.

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