Raw Guest Hosting Coming To An End?, Superstars Beats TNA


WWE officials have begun giving thought to the idea of ending the guest hosting storyline on Monday Night Raw with the idea being to use a big name as the full-time General Manager of the brand.

WWE Superstars on New Year’s Eve actually drew a higher rating than TNA’s four-hour Knockout special, scoring a 0.70 to their 0.69. iMPACT! drew 1.00 million overall viewers while WWE‘s offering drew 761,000 viewers. The reason WWE did a higher rating with less viewers is because WGN America is in significantly fewer homes than Spike.

— Tuesday’s episode of ECW drew a 0.9 cable rating. The show was watched by 1.2 million viewers overall.

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— The percentage of viewers who watched Monday Night Raw via DVR was 5.0% for the 12/14 show and 5.8% for the 12/7 show.

(Sources: Wrestling Observer Newsletter, PWInsider.com)