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WWE claims 20 million viewers between 8/2 and 8/7

The following was issued by WWE on Friday.

WWE SCORES 20 MILLION VIEWERS

STAMFORD, Conn., August 9, 2013 – WWE amassed 20 million viewers during the past week across all of its action-packed, drama-filled programming including: SmackDown® on Friday, August 2 on Syfy; WrestleMania® 29: The World Television Premiere on Saturday, August 3 on NBC; Total Divas™ on Sunday, August 4 on E! Entertainment Television; Raw® on Monday, August 5 on USA Network; and Main Event™ on Wednesday, August 7 on ION Television.

Key highlights include:

Friday Night SmackDown – Friday, August 2 on Syfy
• SmackDown was the most watched program on cable among all Males

WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere – Saturday, August 3 on NBC
• WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere ranked #1 with A18-34, M18-34, M18-49 and K2-11
• The television special was up +39% with A18-49 from the prior 4-weeks in the time period on NBC and generated more than 3 million unique Viewers

Total Divas – Sunday, August 4 on E! Entertainment Television
• In its second week, Total Divas built week-to-week viewership in key demos including P18-49 (+4%), W18-49 (+5%), Viewers (+14%) and HH (+13%)
• The telecast ranked as the most-watched unscripted series for the time period among P18-34 (557), W18-34 (367), and M18-34 (189) on all of cable
• The episode paced above prior 4-week averages by double-digit percentages across key targets including P18-49 (+42%) and Viewers (+48%)

Monday Night Raw – Monday, August 5 on USA Network
• Raw generated 8 million unique Viewers
• The show was watched by more M18-34 than every other program on broadcast TV

WWE Main Event – Wednesday, August 7 on ION Television
• Main Event was the most watched program on ION across all demos
• The program was watched by more Viewers than every program on The CW, AMC, Spike TV or Bravo

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