“Monday Night time Uncooked” noticed its linear rankings rise this week because the post-Vince McMahon period of WWE begins.
Monday’s present on USA Community drew a mean viewers of two.3 million viewers and a 0.6 score in the important thing adults 18-49 demographic, in line with Nielsen figures. That represents a two-year viewership excessive for “Uncooked” and an enchancment of 21% in viewership and 20% in the important thing demo versus final week (1.9 million, 0.5 score).
Paul “Triple H” Levesque is now in control of WWE’s artistic efforts along with his function as govt vice chairman of expertise relations. Monday’s present drew reward from many wrestling followers, with wrestlers like Ciampa, the three-woman workforce of Iyo Sky (previously Io Shirai), Bayley, and Kai, and Mustafa Ali being prominently featured. WWE Corridor of Famer Edge additionally appeared and referred to as out his former steady, The Judgement Day.
McMahon introduced his retirement roughly two weeks in the past within the wake of a misconduct investigation by WWE’s board of administrators. The corporate since revealed that it will restate monetary statements going again to 2019 as sure funds totaling $14.6 million made by McMahon between 2006 and 2022 ought to have been recorded as bills. These funds are believed to be tied to nondisclosure agreements McMahon made with numerous girls to maintain them quiet about alleged affairs and misconduct.
McMahon first introduced that he can be stepping again from his roles as WWE’s CEO and chairman of the board in June, however he remained in his function as head of artistic till he introduced his retirement. Stephanie McMahon, Vince’s daughter and a longtime WWE govt, has now been promoted to chairwoman of the board and co-CEO alongside Nick Khan, previously WWE’s president.
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