WWE Monday Night Raw averaged 5.60 million viewers, with hour 1 doing a 3.66 rating and hour 2 doing a 3.73. RAW’s first hour (which drew 5.57 million viewers) was the most viewed first hour since August 4th, 2009, while hour two (5.63 million viewers) was the most viewed second hour since the January 4th RAW.
TNA Impact did only 1.1 million viewers, a decrease of 21% from last week. Hour 1 did a .88 and Hour 2 did a .80, ending with the lowest rating of the night with a .72 for Jeff Hardy vs. AJ Styles. Ratings patterns show that viewers actively turned off Impact to watch the contract signing of Vince McMahon vs. Bret Hart on Raw. Impact had its peak with a .96 for the Sting/Hogan/RVD segment.
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