Television ratings figures courtesy of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
WWE Smackdown: The 10/8 show drew a 1.8 cable rating with 2.61 million viewers. This placed the show at No. 5 on cable for the night and was a bump from last week’s debut show that drew a 1.74 rating with 2.5 million viewers. While some in the wrestling media killed the debut rating, it was up 153% and 224% among the Syfy demographics in people 18-49 and males 18-49 over the prior four weeks in that same timeslot. Syfy officials are hoping the show can improve to a 2.0 rating or higher.
TNA Impact: The live 10/7 show drew a 1.33 cable rating with 1.73 million viewers. It was one of the highest rated episodes for Impact since January. The show drew a 1.0 in males 18-34 and 1.22 in males 35-49, which were above normal levels. The show was ranked No. 8 on cable for the night.
TNA Reaction: The live 10/7 show drew a 0.71 cable rating with 899,000 viewers. It was the first time the show aired live following Impact.
WWE Superstars: The 10/7 show drew a 0.65 cable rating with 658,000 viewers. The replay drew a 0.23 rating with 221,000 viewers.
WWE Monday Night Raw: The 10/4 show drew a 3.35 cable rating with 4.78 million viewers. It went head-to-head with a Patriots/Dolphins Monday Night Football game on ESPN that drew a solid 10.4 rating. It was a big bump after the show took a dive in the ratings the two weeks prior.