Here is an hour-by-hour breakdown of WWE Monday Night Raw and TNA Impact from this past Monday on March 8 courtesy of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels segment that opened Raw did a 3.45 rating, while Hulk Hogan/Abyss promo opening Impact leading to Hogan & Abyss vs. Ric Flair & AJ Styles featuring the Sting heel turn did a 0.99.
The Divas match on Raw (Gail Kim, Kelly Kelly & Eve Torres vs. Maryse, Katie Lea Burchill & Alicia Fox) and the backstage segment with Criss Angel lost 450,000 viewers, while Impact featuring the fallout of the Sting heel turn with Dixie Carter, Flair/Styles interview and the Kazarian/Daniels/Williams segment lost 14,000 viewers.
Raw featuring Big Show & The Miz vs. John Morrison & R-Truth and a John Cena interview gained 187,000 viewers, while Impact featuring Kazarian vs. Williams vs. Daniels gained 28,000 viewers.
Raw with a Criss Angel backstage segment with William Regal and Skip Sheffield and the start of Randy Orton vs. Ted DiBiase & Cody Rhodes lost 187,000 viewers, while Impact featuring a Knockouts triple threat tag team match to crown new Knockouts Tag Team Champions gained 97,000 viewers doing a 1.07 rating (one of the peaks on the show).
Raw featuring the end of Orton vs. DiBiase & Rhodes and a Batista interview gained 372,000 viewers, while Impact featuring the debut of Rob Van Dam vs. Sting and Hogan’s involvement stayed the same at a 1.07.
The Triple H/Sheamus in-ring promo on Raw and a Criss Angel backstage segment with Santino gained 249,000 viewers, while Impact featuring the Kevin Nash/Eric Young in-ring segment with Scott Hall and Shawn Waltman, Young vs. Waltman and a Kurt Angle/Mr. Anderson segment lost 56,000 viewers.
Raw with Evan Bourne vs. William Regal lost 441,000 viewers, while Impact featuring a backstage segment with Brooke Hogan and Jeff Jarrett brawling with James Storm and Robert Roode lost 110,000 viewers.
Raw with the start of Vince McMahon vs. John Cena (where Vince brought out Vladimir Kozlov, Drew McIntyre and Jack Swagger) gained 506,000 viewers, while Impact with Jeff Jarrett vs. Beer Money with Mick Foley as referee lost 264,000 viewers for a 0.76 rating.
Segment 9 (Overrun):
The ending of McMahon vs. Cena with Swagger, Mark Henry and Batista gained 568,000 viewers for a 3.92 rating, while Impact featuring Hulk Hogan & Abyss vs. Ric Flair & AJ Styles and the Jeff Hardy return gained 347,000 viewers for a 1.01 rating.