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Ratings for return of WWE on A&E programming block

The block featured the return of Biography: WWE Legends and the debut of two new shows.

WWE's programming block on A&E returned on Sunday night, featuring a new season of Biography: WWE Legends and the premiere of two new series.

Sunday's Biography: WWE Legends documentary on The Undertaker averaged 582,000 viewers on A&E. That's down about 20 percent from the average of the eight episodes that aired during the first season in 2021. The only episode to finish with fewer total viewers was a Biography on Mick Foley, which averaged 520,000.

The Undertaker Biography finished 17th on the cable charts on Sunday with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demo. That's down almost 50 percent from the 0.27 rating in that category that the first season averaged.

Immediately following the Undertaker special was the premiere of WWE Rivals, with the debut episode chronicling the feud between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels. That show averaged 368,000 viewers overall and drew a 0.10 rating in 18-49, good for 29th on the cable charts.

The Biography documentary and WWE Rivals both finished fourth in their respective time slots.

WWE Smack Talk, which premiered following Rivals, averaged 222,000 viewers overall and drew a 0.07 rating in 18-49. That ranked 50th on the charts for the day and was also fourth in its time slot. Smack Talk is a post-show for Biography and WWE Rivals.