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WWE Television Ratings

Discussion in 'WWE News & Rumors' started by Troy, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. Troy

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    Decent number for RAW. I would like to see the breakdowns and see how the NXT sections scored as I suspect they would be quite high. It gives people a great reason to tune in each week and next week I suspect they will be at least a 3.5.

    Smackdowns rating this week interests me aswell to see how the Kane angle is going and if it is drawing in viewers.
     
  2. Troy

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    I thought that the two matches for this weeks NXT were both quite good, much better than I expected. The promos let the show down as does the downtime when Pro's give their comments. It isn't smooth enough yet and they still have things they need to work out.

    I think that the drop in rating could have something to do with the Pro's for this season. There aren't as many big names as last season like Jericho or Punk and that will surely have an impact on people tuning in, plus the debut episode always gets a bump in ratings.
     
  3. Troy

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    Another decent number for RAW up .1 this week without a Guest Host might I add. This NXT angle is really drawing in viewers and rightly so as it certainly makes me tune in each week to see what they will do next on RAW. This new mystery GM adds a little more intrigue.



    Steady rating for NXT this week, very close to last weeks rating but still slightly disappointing. They should be aiming for a 1.0 rating at least each week since that is what ECW was hitting near the end of its run.
     
  4. XenForo-Test

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    RAW getting viewers. No Guest Host. GET THE PICTURE?

    As for NXT getting 0.86; it's on a very awkward channel, time and day. It's still chugging along.
     
  5. Troy

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    Exactly, the Guest Host had no impact on the numbers. There is no point for WWE to do it since all it does is give the "celebrities" time to advertise their product. Would rather that gimmick stop for some time and just have the occasional special visitor. It gets worse when they are involved in matches.

    It still should aim to match what ECW made in the same timeslot otherwise their isn't that much point in the change of show. I like the NXT concept but they still haven't got the show working as smooth as it should be. Eventually they will get it right and it will turn into a great show.
     
  6. Troy

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    Disappointing rating especially since the rating didn't increase in the second hour which is what you want to happen. Although this does help the theory that no Guest Host equals ratings which is a good thing.
     
  7. Troy

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    The ratings are still disappointing for RAW however since this show was taped then you can understand a slightly decreased rating since some people would have read the spoilers and then not watched the show. Next week they will want a big increase in the lead up to one of the big four PPVs.
     
  8. JKdog

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    Well I'll be honest with you KFC, a 3.3 is the type of rating that I expect Raw to get every week from now on. Let's face it, they have not recieved any great influx of 'new' fans. I've always felt that no matter what the WWE did in terms of feuds/matches and storylines - they will not receive a huge boost in ratings. There may be one person who can get the WWE Raw rating back into the high 4's though...his name is The Rock!
     
  9. Troy

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    Yeah they can't seem to get away from the mid 3.0s no matter what show they put on. Wrestling just isn't cool anymore like it was at the end of the nineties when RAW and Nitro were both getting ratings of 5.0+ each week. It will take an attitude change in the way people view wrestling before the next big boom in wrestling. The Rock would certainly get them ratings above 4.0.
     
  10. Troy

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    Same rating as last week which is bad news since it was taped last week plus this was a go-home show and you expect better ratings and a better show the week before a PPV. There just doesn't seem to be the audience out there anymore.
     
  11. Troy

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    This week's ratings are in and guess what RAW received this week?

    Yes it is a 3.3 again. WWE must hate that number by now since RAW can't get above that number for a few weeks in a row. After Summerslam where Daniel Bryan returned and Team WWE were victorious I thought that they would get the regular post PPV ratings bump yet it didn't happen. Slightly worrying signs.
     
  12. Troy

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    A drop in the rating this week for RAW, they can't spike the ratings at all. They have lost a lot of key older stars but they still have enough to get the rating close to four in my opinion. Maybe Triple H will get the ratings up again when he returns, wouldn't that be fun if that happened.
     
  13. Troy

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    Shocking numbers for Smackdown. No wonder WWE wanted to move away from that network and get on a proper channel that isn't just a syndication network. Once the move to Syfy is made I see the ratings jumping to around the 3.0+ mark.
     
  14. Troy

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    It is a bit late to mention it but last week RAW only had a 2.8 rating. It was the worst rating in two years for RAW. It was the night where MNF was back and all the networks debuted their new shows so that played a role but still that is a terrible rating and WWE need to address the problem. The show was actually a decent show as well which will disapoint WWE, but it shows that RAW is missable. It hurts even more that it was the night after a PPV and there were some new champions on the show. It will be interesting to see what rating it gets this week, can it bounce back.

    What do you think about the 2.8 rating? Will RAW bounce back this week?
     
  15. Troy

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    That is a poor debut rating especially for a live show. It is actually a lower rating than the final Smackdown on MyNetworkTV which had around 2.8 million viewers. Edge has been moved to Smackdown to boost the star power and more moves are expected which will certainly help the ratings. I expected a lot more from the show and the rating showed that the fans were not that impressed by the show.
     

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