Monday Night Football (MNF) is a live broadcast of the National Football League on ESPN. From 1970 to 2005 it aired on ABC. Monday Night Football was, along with Hallmark Hall of Fame, and the Walt Disney anthology television series (that aired under various titles, including The Wonderful World of Disney), one of the longest running prime time commercial network television series ever, and one of the highest-rated, particularly among male viewer
As of October 8, 2012, the Monday Night Football franchise had aired a total of 666 games.
On September 8, 2011 the first day of the 2011 regular season, ESPN extended its contract for Monday Night Football for another eight seasons, giving it rights to the broadcasts until 2021.