More than 17.4 million viewers watched the Chicago Bears beat the Green Bay Packers on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," making it the fifth most-viewed telecast in cable TV history. National Football League games account for eight of the top 10 most-viewed telecasts in cable television. Last season's Packers at Minnesota Vikings game on Oct. 5 is the most-viewed show on cable TV, with more than 21.8 million viewers.