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NFL Monday Night Football

NFL Monday Night Football

  • Premiered: 
    September 21, 1970
    (Click date to see TV listings for that day)

  • Network: ABC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Sports
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Tags: football (pro)

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Plot Synopsis

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL kicks off its 49th season (13th on ESPN) with an opening week doubleheader on September 10, 2018:

- at 7:10pm ET/4:10pm PT, ESPN veteran play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins will call the New York Jets-Detroit Lions game with analyst Brian Grieseand sideline reporter Laura Rutledge.

- at 10:15pm ET/7:15pm PT, MNF's new commentator team of play-by-play voice Joe Tessitore, analysts Jason Witten and Booger McFarland and sideline reporter Lisa Salters (returning for her seventh MNF season) will call the Los Angeles Rams-Oakland Raiders game as former MNF analyst Jon Gruden (2009-17) makes his NFL coaching return.

In Week 2, MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL will kick off at its new weekly time of 8:15pm ET/5:15pm PT:

Week 2 (Monday, September 17): Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears

Week 3 (Monday, September 24): Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 4 (Monday, October 1): Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos

Week 5 (Monday, October 8): Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints

Week 6 (Monday, October 15): San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers

Week 7 (Monday, October 22): New York Giants at Atlanta Falcons

Week 8 (Monday, October 29): New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills

Week 9 (Monday, November 5): Tennessee Titans at Dallas Cowboys

Week 10 (Monday, November 12): New York Giants at San Francisco 49ers

Week 11 (Monday, November 19): Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Rams in Mexico City

Week 12 (Monday, November 26): Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

Week 13 (Monday, December 3): Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles

Week 14 (Monday, December 10): Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks

Week 15 (Monday, December 17): New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers

Week 16 (Monday, December 24): Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders


Firsts, Lasts & Notable Notes

  • September 28, 1970: First time two complete production units will cover a football game.