Update On Chris Jericho’s WWE Future + WWE/TNA Ratings
– Chris Jericho is scheduled to return for Monday Night RAW on March 11th. Jericho is also scheduled for the SmackDown tapings the next night in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Starting March 11th, Jericho is scheduled to appear all of the RAW and SmackDown TV events leading up to WrestleMania. This also includes the RAW the night after WrestleMania. Jericho recently told WWE.com the following regarding his schedule: “It might be for a month; it might be for a year, but when I’m here, I’m going to give it everything I have to be Y2J.”
– Here are some recent WWE and TNA television ratings figures from February 18 to February 22, 2013:
WWE Monday Night RAW: The show on 2/18 drew a 3.3 cable rating with an average audience of 4.66 million viewers. The first hour did 4.82 million viewers, the second hour did 4.67 million viewers and the third hour did 4.49 million viewers. It was one of the top 10 shows on cable that week coming in at No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6.
TNA iMPACT! Wrestling: The 2/21 show drew a 1.0 cable rating with 1.35 million viewers. The show drew a 0.56 among males 18-34 and 0.78 among males 35-49. Both of those demographic numbers were down from usual levels.
WWE SmackDown: The 2/22 show drew a 2.03 cable rating with 2.89 million viewers. It came in at second for the night on cable.