-- ORIGINAL: The New Year's Eve episode of RAW drew an average of 3,552,000 viewers. That number is up from the 3,143,000 the week before. The show did hours of 3.40 million, 3.64 million and 3.61 million. The final rating will be out shortly.
UPDATE: The New Year's Eve episode of RAW did a 2.31 (2.3) cable rating, which was up from a 2.21 on Christmas Eve. It was still the second-lowest rated show of the year, behind the Christmas Eve show. The show ranked #4 among cable TV shows for the night, behind ESPN's Chick-Fil-A Bowl game, the Bowl's pre-game show and Despicable Me on Disney Channel.
The site also notes that the hourly numbers continue a streak of twenty straight episodes where the show lost viewers in the third hour.
-- Here are tonight's confirmed WWE SmackDown matches:
* The Miz vs. Heath Slater
* The Great Khali, Hornswoggle, and Natalya vs. Primo, Epico, and Rosa Mendes
* IC Title Match: Wade Barrett © vs. Kofi Kingston
* Layla vs. Tamina Snuka
* Sheamus and randy Orton vs. Big Show and Antonio Cesaro