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DirtyMikeSeaver Boudin rouge Level: 48 Posts: 193/506 EXP: 769731 For next: 53817 Since: 19.5.02 From: Toronto Since last post: 63 days Last activity: 63 days # 1 Posted on 4.10.05 1240.06 Reposted on: 4.10.12 1240.11 From WrestlingObserver.com TNA Wrestling’s Saturday night debut on Spike TV drew a .8 rating, which translates to roughly 850,000 viewers. The show remained consistent in the ratings throughout the show, peaking in the final quarter-hour at a .82 for the segment involving Team 3-D, Kevin Nash, Jeff Jarrett, etc. The show drew a .7 audience among males 18 to 34 and 18 to 49. The strongest viewer demographic was between ages 25 to 34 at .9. The median viewer age was 35, which is slightly older than what WWE’s Monday Night Raw usually draws. So..... is that good? Promote this thread!
geemoney Scrapple Level: 113 Posts: 1683/3794 EXP: 15361893 For next: 456716 Since: 26.1.03 From: Naples, FL Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 17 min.
AIM: # 2 Posted on 4.10.05 1243.58 Reposted on: 4.10.12 1244.59 According to the Torch, it was on the low end of what they were expecting (Spike execs were hoping for 1.0 or better). Still, not a bad start, IMO.
OMEGA Lap cheong Level: 81 Posts: 1565/1747 EXP: 4921716 For next: 71154 Since: 18.6.02 From: North Cacalacky Since last post: 1974 days Last activity: 1942 days # 3 Posted on 4.10.05 1249.37 Reposted on: 4.10.12 1250.20 I would be really happy with that number, if I were TNA. I think a 1.0 or higher would be expecting a little too much. I, personally, thought they would do an 0.6 or 0.7, so I'm happy with the number. Of course, the real test is to see the next 2 or 3 weeks of numbers. If it rises, then great. If it stays steady then that's fine. But, if it drops.... oh boy.
KathyNumbers Chipolata Level: 25 Posts: 80/116 EXP: 84240 For next: 5381 Since: 15.6.02 From: Philadelphia, PA Since last post: 668 days Last activity: 188 days # 4 Posted on 4.10.05 1308.11 Reposted on: 4.10.12 1308.41 I think Spike's gonna have to get the word out more as to when it's on, but I think this is an OK start. Guttman said in his column that 2 Spike TV ads ran during Raw in the NY area. Not sure if they were for UFC or TNA, but it's a start.
Quezzy Knackwurst Level: 107 Posts: 1915/3268 EXP: 12815881 For next: 275472 Since: 6.1.02 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 19 hours Last activity: 15 hours # 5 Posted on 4.10.05 2044.16 Reposted on: 4.10.12 2045.57 Some people were waiting until the Monday night replay to watch it with the rest of wrestling/ufc night. Is it possible it gets a .2 on the replay for a 1.0 total?
Karlos the Jackal Lap cheong Level: 82 Posts: 567/1750 EXP: 5024532 For next: 184717 Since: 2.1.02 From: The City of Subdued Excitement Since last post: 41 days Last activity: 12 hours # 6 Posted on 5.10.05 1653.20 Reposted on: 5.10.12 1654.03 Originally posted by Quezzy Some people were waiting until the Monday night replay to watch it with the rest of wrestling/ufc night. Is it possible it gets a .2 on the replay for a 1.0 total? PWInsider-via-411 is reporting that the replay got a 0.5. That seems pretty good to me, although I don't really know what it means or anything. --K
CTX Italian Level: 35 Posts: 80/244 EXP: 257967 For next: 21971 Since: 11.5.02 Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 hour # 7 Posted on 6.10.05 1039.12 Reposted on: 6.10.12 1044.37 Originally posted by Karlos the Jackal Originally posted by Quezzy Some people were waiting until the Monday night replay to watch it with the rest of wrestling/ufc night. Is it possible it gets a .2 on the replay for a 1.0 total? PWInsider-via-411 is reporting that the replay got a 0.5. That seems pretty good to me, although I don't really know what it means or anything. --K It means a third of the regular Raw audience (in numbers anyway) watched the debut show, which is 4 or 5 times more viewers than they ever had watching them on FSN. It also means they drew a higher number in the Saturday night timeslot than Velocity had in over a year, so I'm sure Spike will be happy with it. The ratings over the next month and the buyrate for Bound for Glory will be the main factors in determining whether the show is a success or not.
Battlezone Potato korv Level: 54 Posts: 583/696 EXP: 1202519 For next: 31358 Since: 27.2.03 From: Seattle, Washington Since last post: 2178 days Last activity: 230 days
Y!: # 8 Posted on 6.10.05 1059.24 Reposted on: 6.10.12 1106.49 So, is the .5 on the replay 500,000 unique viewers or viewers that watched the Saturday show and watched the replay on Monday? Or is it even possible to tell such a thing?
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