WWE RAW 11/7/11 Rating, Corporate newsbit
--WWE RAW did a 2.9 rating, which is lower than the typical 3.1/3.2 average.
PWTorch's James Caldwell has the breakdown of this bad trend for WWE:
Raw nearly dipped below four million viewers, averaging 4.02 million overall viewers. The first hour averaged 4.17 million viewers and the second hour averaged 3.86 million viewers, continuing a concerning trend.
It's the eighth week out of the last 11 where Raw's second hour viewership has declined from the first hour, which was a rarity for Raw prior to this year.
Also, the average number of viewers during the second hour was just ahead of the Fourth of July Raw for fewest of the year. Otherwise, it would have been the fewest number of second hour viewers in years.
The exciting Monday Ngiht Football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears definitely played a part in the lower rating, but RAW itself was average at best. When you kill all your heels and make them look like jokes, there's no suspense. RAW's most protected heel is 52-year-old Kevin Nash. I like Nash, but he's the most protected RAW heel. In 2011. Something tells me he won't be feuding with John Cena after this Triple H saga. You would think John Laurinaitis and David Otunga might bring more viewers with their fashion sense. You would think...
STAMFORD, Conn., - WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Chief Financial Officer, George A. Barrios, will participate in the Wells Fargo Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference, on November 9, 2011, in New York, NY. Mr. Barrios’ remarks are expected to begin at approximately 11:40 a.m. ET.
A live audio webcast will be available online at corporate.wwe.com/investors. Also, a replay of the presentation will begin shortly after the actual presentation and will be available until February 7, 2012.