Originally Posted by kokepepsi
You know it's true. Nobody breaks down Smackdown's segment ratings. If Sheamus drew a 1.9 SD you're not rationalizing by saying well his segments had a 250,000 viewer increase.
You're just saying well Henry's averaged 2.3.
The focal point of the show will almost always draw in the most viewers.
In fairness to Punk though I don't think the decrease has much to do with him. It's the 3 hour format finally sinking in. It's just a chore to watch Raw nowadays.