Here is a breakdown for the latest WWE and TNA television ratings courtesy of The Wrestling Observer and Figure Four Weekly Newsletters:
The 8/11 edition of WWE Monday Night Raw drew a final 3.1 cable rating (or 3.08) with 4.67 million viewers. This is down from last week’s Raw that drew a 3.4 rating with 5.06 million viewers.
The 8/8 WWE edition of WWE Friday Night Smackdown drew a final 2.0 broadcast rating. The show went head-to-head with the Olympic opening ceremonies that drew 35 million viewers. The show did a 2.8 rating among Hispanics. This is down from last week’s show that did a 2.4 rating with 4.02 million viewers.
The 8/7 edition of TNA Impact drew a final 1.0 cable rating (or 0.98) with 1.5 million viewers. While this is down from last week’s show that did a 1.1 rating with 1.6 million viewers, overall viewers per home were higher than usual. The show did a 0.80 in males 18-34 (the best number since April 3) and 1.13 in males 35-49 (best number since January). The show did a 0.64 in women 18-49 (the best number the show has drawn since moving to two hours), 0.98 among male teenagers and 0.86 in males 50+. Quarter hours were: 1.03, 0.99, 0.94, 0.87, 0.89, 1.01, 0.93 and 1.07.
The 8/5 edition of ECW on Sci Fi drew a final 1.5 cable rating (or 1.45 rating) with 1.9 million viewers. The show has remained strong in ratings since the draft in late June.
Here are some recent attendance figures for WWE and TNA this past weekend:
July 8 in Wildwood, NJ drew a sellout of 7,000 fans with a $225,000 gate.
July 9 in Newark, DE drew 3,800 fans with a $120,000 gate.
July 9 in Syracuse, NY drew 3,000 fans with a $100,000 gate.
July 8 in Asbury Park, NY only drew 800 fans.
July 10 in Trenton, NJ (Hard Justice PPV) drew in the range of 2,300 fans. Another disappointment for the company considering they had drawn well before on the east coast.