USA Wins The Ratings Race, Manu Update, Foley, Brooke Hogan
By Tim Brown | August 20, 2009
-- USA Network won the cable ratings race last week with a 2.7 prime time average. FOX News was at #2 with a 1.9. SyFy came in #11 with a 1.0 average and Spike was at #19 with a 0.8. The two hours of WWE RAW were the #4 and #6 ranked shows of the week, with TNT's The Closet (5.3 rating) in first place, USA's Royal Pains (4.2) in second and NASCAR (4.1) in third.
-- The Countdown to UFC 102, Couture vs. Nogueira, will air a week from tonight on Spike TV after iMPACT at 11 PM on Thursday.
-- Mick Foley is headlining a comedy show on Saturday night at the Hollywood Improv in Los Angeles. Foley says that because it's an over-21 show, he'll be able to tell stories that he's never been able to tell to fans because he was worried about kids hearing them.
-- Former WWE stars Manu and Lance Cade will be appearing at the NWA New Jersey event on 9/26.
-- Pictures of Brooke and Hulk Hogan leaving the 105 Mega Jam concert in New York after Brooke had to pull out due to anxiety attacks have hit several celebrity blogs. You can check them out at this link. Brooke was scheduled to perform and Hulk was scheduled to host the event.