-- Madison Rayne returns to TNA iMPACT! Wrestling live events next weekend in Ohio and Pennsylvania as she challenges Miss Tessmacher for the TNA Women's Knockout Championship. She tweeted, "I'm rly glad to be heading back on the road next weekend for house shows in OH/PA!!!! @BrookeIMPACT is gonna be in MY backyard! #gonnabegood."
-- Here are some recent WWE (RAW/SmackDown) and TNA (iMPACT!) television ratings.
WWE SmackDown: The 7/13 show drew a 1.82 (1.8) cable rating, with 2.50 million viewers. It was No. 15 for the night on cable that day.
TNA iMPACT! Wrestling: The 7/12 show drew a 0.85 (0.9) cable rating, with 1.11 million viewers. The rating took a major hit due to the DirecTV/Viacom issue. That issue has now been resolved so the iMPACT! rating should return to normal next Thursday night.
WWE Monday Night RAW: The 7/9 show drew a 3.17 (3.2) cable rating, with an average audience of 4.42 million viewers. The show was No. 5 for the night on cable. In the demographics teen boys 12-17 drew a 3.1, males 18-49 drew a 2.5, female teens 12-17 drew a 1.1 and women 18-49 drew a 1.1. 67.4% of the audience was male.