As Marc noted earlier, last night’s TNA Impact Wrestling premiere on Pop TV drew 255,000 viewers. It was down 5% from the last 9pm airing of Impact on Destination America, which drew 269,000 viewers. Here is how the number fares against their premieres on Destination America and Spike TV:
Oct 1, 2005: 670,000 (-62%) for Spike TV premiere
Nov 19, 2014: 980,000 (-74%) for last first-run episode on Spike TV
Jan 7, 2015: 359,000 (-29%) for Destination America premiere
Jan 16, 2015: 387,000 (-34%) for debut on Friday nights on Destination America
Jun 3, 2015: 297,000 (-14%) for debut on Wednesday nights on Destination America
The most-watched episode of Impact Wrestling in history remains the January 10th episode, which aired on a Monday night against RAW and averaged 2.2 million viewers. The first hour – which was unopposed – was viewed by a whopping 2.5 million viewers, while the second hour averaged 2 million viewers head-to-head with RAW.