— The August 15 episode of Raw scored a 3.29 cable rating, up from 3.10 the week before. Though the overall rating increased from the prior week, it dropped as the show wore on. The first hour drew a 3.4 before dropping to a 3.18 in the second.
Last night’s program averaged 5,055,000 viewers over the course of two hours, up from 4,542,000 viewers.
— The August 13 episode of A.M. Raw did a 0.45 cable rating, with 562,000 viewers. The previous week’s show drew a 0.45 cable rating with 507,000 viewers.
— MSNBC.com reports that WWE developmental talent Richard Blood, Jr. (a/k/a Richie Steamboat) lost $1,703 worth of items when his car was broken into in the Charlotte, North Carolina area on Monday. According to the police report, items stolen included a Louis Vuitton purse and wallet, checkbook, watch, Ipod touch, baby shower invitations, credit cards and driver license.
Blood’s father is WWE Hall of Famer Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat. Police are investigating the crime.