The New York Times is featuring a blog noting the big ratings for the 7/23 1,000th episode of WWE Monday Night Raw.

“According to Nielsen, the three-hour episode averaged 6 million total viewers, up 18 percent from last week’s episode which had 4.9 million total viewers. 3.1 million viewers who tuned in were in the 18-to-49-year-old demographic, the group deemed most important by advertisers.”