Impact Draws Lowest Rating Of 2011, Roode Heading To Australia

— The October 6, 2011 episode of Impact Wrestling drew a 1.01 cable rating, which marks as the program’s lowest rating of the year.

This number is down from the 1.14 rating the show garnered last week. Thursday’s show averaged 1.376 million viewers, down from 1.49 million the week before.

— Bobby Roode will host the first ever Australian Fan Viewing party in Sydney on Saturday, November 5, 2011 for Impact Wrestling, which airs every Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. AEDT on Fuel TV Australia. The interactive event will feature live interviews and be recorded for a global television audience.

“I am very excited to head ‘down under’ this November to get a chance to personally thank all the fans who watch me and Impact Wrestling each and every week. I plan on making this one hell of a celebration after I beat Kurt Angle for the World Title at Bound For Glory,” Roode said to

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