STAMFORD, Conn., Press Release – WWE®’s “Monday Night RAW” on USA delivered 5,266,000 viewers on August 6, its best rating in the third quarter and a 10 percent increase over its quarter-to-date average (based on Nielsen Media Research, Galaxy Explorer 7/2/07-8/6/07, live + same day Persons 2+ impressions; excludes 7/30/07).
“The return of the Mr. McMahon® character and Triple H®, combined with some interesting new storylines, will grow our ratings momentum for RAW as we approach our SummerSlam® pay-per-view,” said Geof Rochester, WWE’s Executive Vice President, Marketing.
The SummerSlam® pay-per-view on Sunday, August 26, will be broadcast live from Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. . .
The August 6 ratings results come a week after a Nielsen equipment malfunction apparently resulted in under-reported ratings for the July 30 episode of “Monday Night RAW.” This malfunction affected all USA Network ratings from 6:00 a.m. on July 30 through 1:21 p.m. on August 1. This resulted in the ratings being reported incorrectly for RAW and other USA programs that aired during the affected time period.
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