Notebook: Raw’s rating, TNA in Vegas, Steve Austin, Terry Funk, more
– Monday Night RAW this week did a 2.9 rating with an aerate viewership of
4,047,000. That is slightly up from last week’s 3,917,000 average. The
first hour of the show did 3,790,000 viewers followed by 4,100,000 in the
second and then 4,250,000 in the third and final hour.
– TNA staff were in Las Vegas today to hold a press conference at 1PM with
Hulk Hogan, Jeremy Borash and Kenny King appearing for an announcement.
LVCVA Host Committee Chairman Oscar B. Goodman as well as execs from the
Orleans Arena were also in attendance as well as TNA announced that IMPACT
Wrestling will be coming to Sin City on June 29 for tapings at the Orleans
Arena inside The Orleans Hotel & Casino. The press conference was carried
live on IMPACTWrestling.com. (thanks to Colin Vassallo)
– Steve Austin tweeted: Hardcore Legend Terry Funk talks about a lifetime
of wrestling tomorrow on the #steveaustinshow.
– The 50 highest-earning American athletes. No wrestlers mentioned, but former Wrestlemania performer Floyd Mayweather tops the list.