PRESS RELEASE: WWE SCORES 20 MILLI0N VIEWERS

Posted August 9th, 2013 by 1Wrestling News Team

August 9, 2013
STAMFORD, Conn., August 9, 2013 – WWE amassed 20 million viewers during the past week across all of its action-packed, drama-filled programming including: SmackDown® on Friday, August 2 on Syfy; WrestleMania® 29: The World Television Premiere on Saturday, August 3 on NBC; Total Divas™ on Sunday, August 4 on E! Entertainment Television; Raw® on Monday, August 5 on USA Network; and Main Event™ on Wednesday, August 7 on ION Television.

Key highlights include:

Friday Night SmackDown – Friday, August 2 on Syfy
• SmackDown was the most watched program on cable among all Males

WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere – Saturday, August 3 on NBC
• WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere ranked #1 with A18-34, M18-34, M18-49 and K2-11
• The television special was up +39% with A18-49 from the prior 4-weeks in the time period on NBC and generated more than 3 million unique Viewers

Total Divas – Sunday, August 4 on E! Entertainment Television
• In its second week, Total Divas built week-to-week viewership in key demos including P18-49 (+4%), W18-49 (+5%), Viewers (+14%) and HH (+13%)
• The telecast ranked as the most-watched unscripted series for the time period among P18-34 (557), W18-34 (367), and M18-34 (189) on all of cable
• The episode paced above prior 4-week averages by double-digit percentages across key targets including P18-49 (+42%) and Viewers (+48%)

Monday Night Raw – Monday, August 5 on USA Network
• Raw generated 8 million unique Viewers
• The show was watched by more M18-34 than every other program on broadcast TV

WWE Main Event – Wednesday, August 7 on ION Television
• Main Event was the most watched program on ION across all demos
• The program was watched by more Viewers than every program on The CW, AMC, Spike TV or Bravo
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Comments

  1. By WOW times are rough, posted

    I am a bit confused as to why this seems like a big deal. If you take 20 and divide it by 7 you get roughly 3 million. Hardly the numbers to get excited over, no offense.

    RAW is getting a 2.87. That means the direction is heading into the toilet. The flagship show is below a 3 which is scary considering most people are winding down summer vacations and heading in doors to get ready for back to school and WWE is still struggling to get viewers.

    The divas show dropped 6% from last week.

    Very misleading article.

    Would love for Vince to get his head out of his rear end and put some good shows on and get the cape off of cena and maybe people will come back.

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