Re: **The Official Raw Ratings Thread** (Discuss Ratings In Here)
Hour 1 - Bunch of ladders surrounding the ring = 3.7M viewers. Ziggler/Sheamus/Show/Cena segment saw a 500k increase. VINCE interrupting jobbers saw a 1M increase in viewership. Once VINCE left and it was strictly Truth/Barrett, viewership declined drastically. Only thing that saved the segment was Cesaro's satchel. Fatal 4 way tag trended worldwide as Cody's moustache increased viewership by 350k.
Hour 2 - Punk promo w/Heyman witnessed the largest dip in viewership since Raw went to 3 hours. Embarrassing. Luckily, Sheamus/Ziggler brought most of the viewers back. Top rope X-Factor increased viewership for 10 seconds. Divas crap saw a large decline in viewers, but nothing as drastic as Punk's promo earlier in the hour. AJ/Vickie (coined as a '3rd main event') would've been a disaster had it not been for Brad 'The Great' Maddox.
Hour 3 - ADR/Ryder had the audience (and the general viewing public, apparently) groaning, as viewership tanked. Fortunately, Cesaro's tilt-a-whirl on Kofi saved the 3rd hour from being a complete disaster. Miz looked like a jobber, which added a few more viewers. Finally RYBACK contributed to one of the best overruns for a 3rd hour of Raw. It's amazing what happens to viewership when a true star such as Ryback closes the show and Punk is nowhere to be found.
Last edited by The Lady Killer; 12-11-2012 at 06:01 PM.