Breakdown of WWE and TNA television ratings (5/18 to 5/23)

Television ratings for WWE and TNA programming from May 18 to May 23, 2014.

Total Divas: The 5/18 show drew 1.31 million viewers, up from 960,000 viewers and 750,000 viewers the last two weeks. The show went up against Game of Thrones (7.20 million viewers) and MLB on ESPN (2.17 million viewers).

WWE RAW: The 5/19 show drew a 2.72 cable rating with 3.76 million viewers, the second lowest number for the show on a non-holiday since 1997. It was also the lowest overall rating for the show since December 2013. The NBA Playoffs dominated the night with 6.36 million viewers.

TNA Impact Wrestling: The 5/22 show drew a 0.87 cable rating with 1.07 million viewers. It was up from the prior week which drew 0.83 rating with 1.05 million viewers. The show has been struggling in recent weeks and hasn’t reached above a 1.0 since early April.

WWE Smackdown: The 5/23 show drew a 1.87 cable rating with 2.58 million viewers, up from the 1.77 rating with 2.49 million viewers in the prior week. The show won the night in the key 18-49 demographic among original programming.

Source:, The Wrestling Observer Newsletter