Ratings for WWE programming in the UK recently has seen a pretty steady decline. A Monday Night Raw replay from the previous week only did 39,000 viewers, while the first Thursday night replay of Raw (which is usually the highest rated) did 81,000 viewers (down 10%) and a Friday replay only did 29,000 viewers (down 34%). Smackdown on Friday did 78,000 viewers (down 4%) and the Saturday morning replay bounced back with 63,000 viewers (up 47%). ECW only had 25,000 viewers.
WWE.com has added a video clip of a “sack race” promoting the SummerSlam PPV next Sunday, August 20 in Boston, MA.
The 8/5 edition of WWE A.M. Raw drew a final 0.9 cable rating with a 4.1 share.
Big Show defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the ECW Title at last night’s Deep South Wrestling (WWE’s developmental territory) event in Georgia.
Speaking of Deep South Wrestling, Ric Flair is scheduled to work an event for the promotion on September 9.
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