Zack Ryder's Title Loss Gains Viewers On RAW
Due to the MLK holiday, we're just now getting the numbers for the January 16th WWE RAW Supershow. That show did a 3.02 cable rating with 4.29 million viewers.
Here's the segment by segment breakdown:
The opener with the return of Mick Foley with Dolph Ziggler and CM Punk did a 3.23 quarter rating. Primo and Epico vs. Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne lost 522,000 viewers. Jack Swagger winning the United States Title from Zack Ryder gained 207,000 viewers. The Bella Twins vs. Kelly Kelly and Alicia Fox with Perez Hilton as announcer lost 169,000 viewers and the Over The Top Challenge with Sheamus, Wade Barrett, The Miz and R-Truth gained 526,000 viewers in the 10pm timeslot – a good number for that time.
The angle with John Cena and Jack Swagger plus Brodus Clay dancing and wrestling JTG lost 365,000 viewers. The angle with Daniel Bryan and Big Show lost 372,000 more viewers. The main event with Punk, Bryan and Chris Jericho vs. Mark Henry, David Otunga and Ziggler plus the segment with Punk, Foley and John Laurinaitis gained 817,000 viewers – a strong growth and the high point for the show with a 3.32 overrun.