SmackDown Draws Its Largest Rating Since April, Watch SummerSlam 1993 In 60 Seconds



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- Friday episode of SmackDown drew its largest rating since April 26 with a 1.92 cable rating. This figure is up from 1.85 the week before and 1.71 for the July 12 broadcast.

SmackDown averaged 2,650,000 viewers over the course of two hours, an increase of three percent compared to the prior week’s show. It marks as the show’s largest viewership since June 7.

Among cable television programs on Friday night, SmackDown ranked No. 4 in overall viewership, No. 3 in Males 18-34, and first place in Males 18-49. In the Males 18-49 demo, it was highest rating since April 12.

- Continuing its promotion of SummerSlam on Sunday, August 18, the official YouTube account of WWE has posted highlights of the 1993 version in a 60-second video. The pay-per-view event was highlighted by Lex Luger challenging Yokozuna for the WWF Championship and Bret Hart gaining revenge on Jerry “The King” Lawler.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zszh6nDU9hY

See recent photos of Lex Luger

(source: Pro Wrestling Torch)


  • Geoff

    Call it the “Damien Sandow effect”.


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