TNA UK TV Ratings – Week Ending 17th October 2010

TNA iMPACT! on Bravo

TNA iMPACT! on Bravo

The UK TV Ratings are in for the Week Ending 17th October 2010. According to the Broadcasters Audience Research Board – TNA iMPACT! on Bravo drew 84,000  viewers for the Saturday 16th “THEY Have Arrived” post-Bound For Glory episode headlined by the Mr. Anderson vs. Rob Van Dam Number 1 contenders match. This was down 6,000 viewers on last week’s edition of iMPACT!.

The one hour time delay broadcast of iMPACT! on Bravo+1 drew a superb 66,000 viewers, up 23,000 on last week. This means a total viewership of 150,000 viewers for iMPACT! on the Saturday night.

TNA Bound For Glory was the top rated program on Extreme Sports Channel, with 33,000 viewers. Considering the time and channel this was on, not to mention the fact that it was on a five day delay – leaving the majority of fans open to watching early via other means, this is a tremendous rating and certainly one of if not thee best rated TNA PPV’s on Extreme.

TNA Xplosion on Extreme Sports was ranked outside the top 10 programmes this week, drawing somewhere under 8,000 viewers.

WWE also suffered knocks in viewership this week with Raw drawing 109,000 viewers, down 8,000 on last week but enough to win the uk wrestling ratings war this week. Smackdown continued its ratings slide after showing some promise early in the month. The show was once again outside the top 10 programmes on Sky Sports 3, drawing somewhere under 42,000 viewers.

Weekly Ratings Summary:
WWE Late Night RAW (SS3,MON,2600) – 108000
TNA iMPACT! (BRAVO,SAT,2100) – 84000
TNA iMPACT! +1 (Bravo+1, SAT,2200) – 66000
TNA: BOUND FOR GLORY (Extreme Sports,FRI,2200) – 33000
WWE LATE NIGHT SMACKDOWN (FRI 2202) – Under 42000
TNA: BOUND FOR GLORY Replay (Extreme Sports,SUN,2301) – 10000
TNA Xplosion (Extreme Sports,FRI,2100) – Under 8000

Weekly Ratings Wins so far (2010)*:
TNA iMPACT! – 20
WWE RAW – 20

*Based on first showing viewing figures, not inclusive of +1 or replay figures.

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About Ray Mullan
Ray Mullan is a longtime wrestling fan and Owner/Editor of TNA UK . Also a contributing writer to a number of other online wrestling media including 1Wrestling.com, Wrestle Zone UK & Lords of Pain.

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