ESPN's ratings for Week 1 Monday Night Football were up 19 percent from 2018 and their best showing since 2015.

The New Orleans Saints' win over the Houston Texans had a 9.3 overnight rating, which was up 25 percent from last year's early game featuring the New York Jets and Detroit Lions.

The Oakland Raiders' win over the Denver Broncos in the late game had a 7.7 rating and up 10 percent from 2018 when the Los Angeles Rams beat the Oakland Raiders.