The final cable rating and viewership estimates for this week’s episode of iMPACT Wrestling on Spike TV are now available. TNA Wrestling’s flagship show had a strong increase in both its final ratings number and overall viewership as compared to last week. This week’s episode of the show scored a final cable rating of 1.26 which represented about 1,809,000 viewers over the course of the show’s two hours. This week’s final rating is 0.11 of a point higher (and about 242,000 more viewers) than last week’s episode, which scored a final cable rating of 1.15 with an average audience of 1,567,000 viewers
We also know a little bit about the ratings breakdown by hour from this week’s show. The first hour of this week’s iMPACT Wrestling on Spike TV scored a final cable rating of 1.21 while the second hour scored a final cable rating of 1.32. In addition, the final quarter hour of the show scored a 1.41, which is a big rating for this program. Last night’s iMPACT Wrestling on Spike TV had more viewers than programming on other cable channels like Bravo, Cartoon Network, TBS, Versus, and A&E.
For comparison’s sake, TNAStars.com used to promote a completely fictitious Thursday Night War as a comedy piece on this website. WWE may have won the short-lived 2010 Monday Night War, but TNA Wrestling won the 2010 – 2011 Thursday Night War!
If you’re interested in iMPACT!’s ratings performance for 2010 and the first half of 2011, 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 and 2011. Enjoy!