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Tony Khan Ratings Killer Impact Ratings Fall for Khan Appearance

Tony Khan, Ratings Killer? Impact Ratings Fall for Khan Appearance

The AEW President made a special appearance on this week's episode of Impact Wrestling, but instead of causing a ratings bump, Khan caused the ratings to go down, undoing all of the gains Impact has had since the start of 2021.[caption id="attachment_1325769" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tony Khan and Jerry Lynn appear at Impact Wrestling to scout[...]

WWE Raw Ratings Rebound After Triple H Tanked Them Last Week

WWE Raw Ratings Rebound After Triple H Tanked Them Last Week

WWE Raw ratings rebounded this week despite competition from NBA basketball and cable news All three hours of Raw were in the top 5 cable shows this week as reported by Showbuzz Daily But what do these ratings mean? Don't worry, loyal readers The Chadster is here to break it all down for you. [caption id="attachment_1199267"[...]

WWE Smackdown Crushes Figure Skating Championships in Ratings War

WWE Smackdown Crushes Figure Skating Championships in Ratings War

WWE Smackdown came out on top in the network ratings wars Friday night No, technically, Smackdown didn't win the night in overall viewership, nor did it score the highest rating in the 18-49 demographic However, Smackdown absolutely crushed the National Figure Skating Championships in head-to-head competition! Yeah, figure skaters! Tell The Chadster how his ass[...]

Dynamite Beats NXT But CNN Beats Everyone (Including Fox News)

Dynamite Beats NXT But CNN Beats Everyone (Including Fox News)

AEW Dynamite once again scored a victory in ratings and viewership over rival WWE NXT, though both show's audiences were dwarfed by people tuning in to watch the unfolding drama of the impeachment of President Donald Trump Trumps' refusal to accept the results of an election he lost like a bitch has wreaked havoc on[...]

Impact Wrestling Ratings Increase Amidst Cable News Bonanza

Impact Wrestling Ratings Increase Amidst Cable News Bonanza

The repercussions of that day are not yet fully known and will be felt for some time, but there's one thing in particular that was clearly affected: television ratings But even with Americans glued to cable news coverage of Donald Trump's Insurrection, Impact Wrestling still managed to add viewers and tick up in the 18-49[...]

How Not to Play the Game: Triple H Tanks Raw Ratings

How Not to Play the Game: Triple H Tanks Raw Ratings

No, it's the ratings of WWE Raw, which fell by over 300,000 viewers last night despite an appearance by Triple H and the intrigue of a WWE Champion forced to quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.[caption id="attachment_1199267" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo for WWE Monday Night Raw Credit: WWE.[/caption]My friends, Triple H knows that the[...]

Smackdown Drops to 6th Place in Totally Rigged TV Ratings This Week

Smackdown Drops to 6th Place in Totally Rigged TV Ratings This Week

Just two weeks after a beautiful ratings victory that gave The Chadster hope for the new year, a spectacular, unprecedented victory that showed that WWE Smackdown is the most popular pro wrestling show of all time, WWE Smackdown has found itself ranked sixth in network ratings for the 18-49 demographic and eleventh in terms of[...]

Donald Trump Coup Attempt Beats AEW Dynamite WWE NXT in Ratings

Donald Trump Coup Attempt Beats AEW Dynamite, WWE NXT in Ratings

In the aftermath, Americans were glued to cable news and the ratings for AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT were down as a result.[caption id="attachment_1193889" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vince McMahon and Donald Trump in a storyline face-off, courtesy of WWE.[/caption]Though both shows suffered from viewers tuning in to the news, it affected them in different ways[...]

Impact Wrestling Ratings Improve Against Georgia Election Coverage

Impact Wrestling Ratings Improve Against Georgia Election Coverage

Following a two-week holiday break during which Impact Wrestling aired Best of 2020 clip shows, Tuesday's new episode of Impact saw ratings and viewership increase as Impact reentered the Top 150 cable shows as tracked by Showbuzz Daily Though Impact did not return to pre-Holiday levels, it faced strong coverage of election night in Georgia,[...]

WWE Raw Legends Night Results in Massive Ratings Increase

WWE Raw Legends Night Results in Massive Ratings Increase

No, The Chadster is referring to WWE Raw's return to the top of the cable ratings charts! Bolstered by the promised appearance of WWE legends including Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, and Torrie Wilson, WWE Raw scored its highest ratings since the start of the pandemic for the first Raw of 2021, drawing more than two[...]

WWE Smackdown Loses Over a Million Viewers Still Wins Friday Night

WWE Smackdown Loses Over a Million Viewers, Still Wins Friday Night

Greetings, comrades! It is I, your El Presidente, reporting to you live from a vote-counting facility in Georgia where I am programming Dominion vote-counting machines to switch votes to the Democrats with news of WWE Smackdown's latest ratings Normally, that funny little man The Chadster is the one to report on the ratings, but when[...]

AEW Dynamite Gained Viewers for Brodie Lee Tribute Show

AEW Dynamite Gained Viewers for Brodie Lee Tribute Show

Not that ratings had anything to do with the motivation behind putting on what even a diehard NXT fan like The Chadster has to admit was a touching and beautiful tribute show, AEW Dynamite this week drew almost a million viewers for its special episode celebrating the life of Brodie Lee It looks like many[...]

Impact Rating Crashes for Final Show of 2020

Impact Rating Crashes for Final Show of 2020

I come bearing bad news for fans of Impact Wrestling: the ratings really shit the bed for the final episode of 2020.[caption id="attachment_1200162" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo of Impact Wrestling.[/caption]Impact's ratings for this week's episode were so low, Impact didn't even make it onto the Top 150 cable shows on Shozbuzz Daily[...]

WWE Raw Closed Out 2020 with Less Than Terrible Ratings

WWE Raw Closed Out 2020 with Less Than Terrible Ratings

Raw's viewership rose once again from it's all-time low two weeks, with Raw ending the year on a thoroughly mediocre note in terms of ratings and viewership, which, all things considered, is just about the best hardcore WWE fans like The Chadster can hope for.[caption id="attachment_1199267" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo for WWE Monday Night[...]

WWE Actually Gets Christmas Miracle Smackdown Draws 4M Viewers

WWE Actually Gets Christmas Miracle, Smackdown Draws 4M Viewers

You know, The Chadster is an optimistic guy, but even I didn't really think Santa would come through and bring WWE the ratings Christmas miracle they so badly needed Maybe the entire past ten years were like the part of the movie where George Bailey sees what it would be like if WWE got terrible[...]

AEW Dynamite Time Shift Has No Effect on Wednesday Wrestling Ratings

AEW Dynamite Time Shift Has No Effect on Wednesday Wrestling Ratings

Ho ho ho! Merry Chadmas! The ratings are in for this week's Wednesday Night Wars, and with NXT running unopposed and Dynamite starting over two hours later than normal due to an NBA game, the ratings were.. pretty much normal Dynamite still beat NXT in both overall viewership and in the 18-49 demographic AEW and[...]

Impact Wrestling Drops Out of Top 150 for Best of 2020 Holiday Show

Impact Wrestling Drops Out of Top 150 for Best of 2020 Holiday Show

Impact Wrestling is taking two weeks off for the holidays, and so, it seems, are the show's ratings Impact dropped out of the Top 150 cable shows as tracked by Showbuzz Daily and Twitch viewership also returned to pre-Kenny-Omega numbers for Tuesday's episode of Impact, which was the first part of a two-part Best of[...]

WWE Raw Ratings Rebound Can Santa Bring Raw a Christmas Miracle

WWE Raw Ratings Rebound; Can Santa Bring Raw a Christmas Miracle?

Following a disastrous week that traumatized the ol' Chadster with the lowest-ever ratings for WWE Raw, things turned around in a major way this week for the WWE TLC fallout episode of The Chadster's favorite show WWE Raw gained 170,000 viewers and .12 in the 18-49 demo for a show that featured Charlotte Flair, who[...]

Smackdown Loses to AEW Dynamite The Grinch in Ratings War

Smackdown Loses to AEW Dynamite, The Grinch in Ratings War

Instead, I want to talk about the ratings for last week's episode of WWE Smackdown.[caption id="attachment_1198874" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo for WWE Friday Night Smackdown.[/caption]I am filling in on the ratings today for Chad McMahon after his wife Keighleyanne and some of his friends and family members staged an intervention before he saw that[...]

AEW Dynamite Ratings and Viewership Return to Normal Still Beat NXT

AEW Dynamite Ratings and Viewership Return to Normal, Still Beat NXT

WWE Raw set a new record earlier this week for low ratings, and if Dynamite stayed close to its rating from last week, it could have beaten Raw this week And with the stronger Smackdown set to air on FS1 instead of Fox, it could have left the week wide open for Dynamite's first-ever victory[...]