SD Rating Is In, Punk/Fallon Tonight, Y2J’s WWE Return


Partial Source: The Pro Wrestling Torch

— CM Punk will appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight in order to promote the 1000th episode of WWE RAW.

— Chris Jericho is cleared to return to action next week for WWE once his suspension is up.

— The October 22nd RAW taping in East Rutherford, NJ is currently in pre-sale, with the pre-sale code being “ACCESS.” John Cena, CM Punk, Sheamus & Randy Orton vs. The Big Show, Kane, Daniel Bryan & Alberto Del Rio is the dark match main event.

— Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown did a 1.75 rating with 2.41 million viewers. That number is up slightly from a 1.73 the rating but down in viewers from 2.48 million the week before, and was the lowest viewership of the year for a first-run Friday episode. The show has been on a continual decline in raw viewers since the May 18th show, which did 2.80 viewers. The show was slightly up among adults 18 – 34 and males 18 – 34, but down slightly in adults 18 – 49, males 18 – 49 and males 12 – 34. The show ranked #5 in overall viewers for Friday cable shows, #1 among males 18 – 34 & males 18 – 49 and #2 in its time period in younger male viewers.

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