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TNA Impact rating up from last week, Kurt Angle's farewell tour

Tuesday night Impact wrestling on Pop TV, with a main event of Kurt Angle continuing his retirement tour against Bobby Roode, saw the rating increase from last week’s record low but it was still the third lowest number since Impact’s move to Pop TV.

The first airing of the show, at 9 pm, did 258,000 viewers, up 23% from the Lockdown show last Tuesday and 1% from the Pop TV debut on January 5th.

The midnight replay was down to 68,000 viewers, the lowest replay number to date and the combined total of 326,000 was up 10% from last week’s record low.

The 2016 average is now 282,500 for the first run shows, down 14.4% from the 330,320 the show averaged during it’s run on Destination America in 2015. This was the fifth straight week that the show has done under 300,000 viewers after a high water mark of 339,000 on January 25th.

The Kurt Angle Farewell Tour and Kurt Angle’s TNA career comes to an end next week.  The main event and Kurt's final match in TNA will see him face “The Destroyer”, Lashley.  TNA Tag Champs The Wolves will also defend their title against Beer Money.