-- Here are some more details on this week's TNA iMPACT! ratings:
The iMPACT! Wrestling rating, as previously reported, was a 1.15. It averaged 1.51 million viewers, up from 1.36 million last week but down 100,000 compared to the yearly average. The show ranked #27 in overall cable TV viewers, #16 in the male 18-34 demographic, and #12 in the male 18-49 demo. All of those were up from last week's show, though the rating was down in the 12-17 male demo.
UPDATE x 2: iMPACT! Wrestling ended the year with a 1.17 rating average. That rating is way up from a 2010 that say Impact shift around the schedule, when it earned a 1.06 overall rating and a 1.11 rating specifically on Thursdays. Compared to 2009's 1.15 rating, the 2011 rating was slightly up. Below are the last five years of yearly averages for the show:
2007 - 1.05 rating (expanded to two hours late 2007)
2008 - 1.06 rating
2009 - 1.15 rating
2010 - 1.06 rating / 1.11 rating Thursdays
2011 - 1.17 rating
-- The Ultimate Warrior is set to do a signing appearance for Pro Championship Wrestling in Chicago in March. The appearance will be Warrior's first wrestling-related appearance since he wrestled Orlando Jordon in 2008 for NWA in Europu. The event will take place March 24th, with "supertickets" available for $80 that includes a ticke tot he show, a photo opportunity and a signed item. General admission to the event is $25.
You can see the full press release below:
The Ultimate Warrior is coming to Chicago!
Pro Championship Wrestling (PCW) is proud to announce the return to the Chicagoland area of former WWE Champion, "The Ultimate Warrior" on March 24th, 2012.
The Ultimate Warrior will be doing an autograph/photo session in gear and face paint..Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime chance to meet The Warrior.
This rare appearance will take place at the Oak Lawn Pavilion in Oak Lawn, IL, which has hosted PCW's annual Dream Night, and has had such stars appear as The Road Warriors, Bret Hart, Ric Flair, Kurt Angle, Mick Foley, Roddy Piper, Dusty Rhodes and many more.
Supertickets for this event are $80.00, which include a general admission ticket, one photo op and one item signed. Additional Signed items for Superticket Holders will be $30.00 each.
Tickets for this event can be purchased online at www.pcwwrestling.net or at Hell Fire Comics which is located in the Chicago Ridge Mall, across the street from the Oak Lawn Pavilion. For more info call (708) 423-FIRE.
Reserved tickets for the first few rows of Ringside Seating can be purchased by contacting PL Myers @ email@example.com. You can purchase a Reserved Ringside Seat and a Superticket for $90.
PCW presents "The Ultimate Event"
Special Guest "The Ultimate Warrior"
Date: Saturday March 24th, 2012
Location: The Oak Lawn Pavilion
9401 Oak Park Ave
Time : Doors open at 5:30 PM
Bell Time 6:30 PM
Price : General Admission $ 15.00
Reserved seats. $ 25.00 (first few rows)
Super Tickets $ 80.00 (Includes one general admission ticket, one photo op,
and one autograph), additional items $30.00 each for Superticket Holders Only!
Non Superticket holder price for autograph/photo ops will be $40.00 each.
For more information go to www.pcwwrestling.net.