The final cable ratings for last night’s episode of iMPACT! on Spike TV are now available and the company’s flagship show once again set a rating record. This week’s episode of the show scored a final cable rating of 1.37 which represented about 1,847,000 viewers over the course of the show’s two hours. This is 0.11 of a point higher (and about 302,000 more viewers) than last week’s episode which scored a final cable rating of 1.26 with an average audience of 1,545,000 viewers.
We also know a little bit about the ratings breakdown by hour from last night’s show. The first hour of last night’s iMPACT! on Spike TV scored a final cable rating of 1.32 while the second hour scored a final cable rating of 1.41. This was the highest rated episode of iMPACT! on a Thursday night in TNA Wrestling history and the second highest rated episode of iMPACT! ever.
For comparison’s sake, we can talk about this fictitious Thursday Night War that exists as a comedy piece on this website. With that in mind, this week’s episode of Superstars scored a final cable rating of 0.57 on WGN America. The 0.57 cable rating represented a total audience of 596,000 viewers.
If you’re interested in iMPACT!’s performance in the ratings for 2010, then check out TNAStars.com’s Ratings War area. In the Ratings War area you can see a comparison of iMPACT! vs. Monday Night RAW and iMPACT! vs. Superstars from all of 2010. Enjoy!