Found April 01, 2013 on
Partial Source: The Pro Wrestling Torch
– Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown garnered a 2.00 (2.0) cable rating, with 2.85 million people. Those numbers are down a bit from the 2.11 (2.1) cable rating and 2.99 million viewers of the previous week. While the overall rating was down, the show was even among its key male demographics as well as adults 18 – 49, indicating that the core audience remained tuned in while more casual fans were lured elsewhere.
The show ranked #3 among cable shows for the night in overall viewers, #5 among males 18 – 34 and #3 among males 18 – 49. The show ranked behind the NCAA tournament on TBS. A year ago, the show did a 1.76 overall rating though the demos were very similar.
– Paul Heyman issued the following via Twitter regarding tonight’s 4/1 WWE RAW: Last @wwe #RAW before #WrestleMania #WashingtonDC SOLD OUT!
– In addition to tonight’s live RAW taping, WWE will also be taping material for SmackDown this Friday night on Syfy as we noted earlier. The res...
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- Randy Orton turns 33 years old today while TNA’s Jesse Sorensen turns 24.
- Ryback will be appearing at the Walmart on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, Texas on May 11th at 1pm.
- Sin Cara, who has been out of action with a concussion, noted on Twitter that he will be at tonight’s WWE RAW from Washington, DC.
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