Technically, the NFL owns the rights to every NFL game. It sells rights to broadcast those games to the highest bidder.
Pete Rozelle basically blackmailed ABC into signing a contract for Monday prime time games in 1970. ABC's Roone Arledge took the idea and ran with it, turning MNF to the second-longest prime time program in history. ABC aired 555 Monday night games before the game moved to ESPN in 2006. Currently, ESPN owns MNF rights through 2013.
Sources: Wikipedia, San Francisco Chronicle.
Monday Night Football started in 1970.
Monday Night Football on Triple M was created in 2007.
Monday night football lasts throughout much of the football season. Typically Monday night football starts with the first week of games and lasts throughout week 14 or 15, depending on the set up of the season. Occassionally, holidays can interrupt Monday night football.
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Through 2010, Ben Roethlisberger has a record of 8-2 on Monday Night Football.
Monday Night Football - 1970 Monday Night Raw - 1993 So the MNF came before MNR, but WWE as a whole company/show came first in 1952/1953.
Monday Night Football starts each year at 8:00 PM Central time. Each Monday night a different team will play each other.
Hank Williams Jr. continues to sing the theme song for Monday Night Football for the 2008-2009 football season.
In Tennessee their Monday Night record is 8-5.
Answer As of the start of the 2007 season, the Baltimore Colts record on Monday Night Football was 8-4 and the Indianapolis Colts record on MNF is 10-7.