Television ratings courtesy of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
WWE Smackdown: The 12/3 show did a 1.71 cable rating with 2.62 million viewers.
TNA Impact: The 12/2 show did a 1.01 cable rating with 1.39 million viewers. The show had heavy competition going head-to-head with the huge Cavs/Heat game featuring the return of Lebron James to Cleveland which did a strong 7.1 million viewers. The Eagles/Texans game on the NFL Network drew 5.41 million viewers, while college football on ESPN did another 2.12 million viewers.
TNA Reaction: The 12/2 show did a 0.62 cable rating with 780,000 viewers.
WWE Superstars: The 12/2 show did a 0.52 cable rating with 472,000 viewers. The replay did a 0.15 rating with 137,000 viewers.
WWE Monday Night Raw: The 11/29 three-hour “King of the Ring” show did a 3.15 cable rating with 4.79 million viewers. This was an increase from previous three-hour specials this year. The show did a 2.75 rating among males 18-49. 66% of the audience was male. The only strange number was that the third hour (doing 5.07 million viewers) dropped slightly from the second hour (doing 5.18 million viewers). The usual WWE pattern is for each hour to grow until the end.