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WWE on A&E ratings: Biography viewership up, demo down

The D-Generation X Biography episode matched season two's highest viewership thus far.

Sunday night's episode of Biography: WWE Legends (focused on D-Generation X) averaged 594,000 viewers on A&E, up 1.4 percent from last week. That matches July's Goldberg documentary for the best viewership of the current season.

In the 18-49 demo, Biography finished 24th on the cable charts with a 0.15 rating. That's down 11.8 percent from last week but is the third-highest rating of season two thus far.

WWE Rivals, which immediately followed Biography on A&E and highlighted the Triple H vs. Mick Foley feud, averaged 431,000 viewers. That's down 11.7 percent from last week but is still the second-best viewership for an episode of the series to date.

Rivals finished 28th on the cable charts with a 0.13 rating in 18-49. That's down 13.3 percent from last week and is Rivals' third-highest rating of the series.

Biography and Rivals both went up against Sunday Night Baseball, which featured two of MLB's biggest drawing teams in the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The baseball game topped the cable charts with a 0.40 rating in 18-49 and averaged 1.829 million viewers overall.

WWE Smack Talk had its lowest viewership of the season, averaging 192,000 viewers for the episode that aired on A&E at 11 p.m. Eastern. That's down 18.3 percent from last week. Smack Talk finished 101st on the cable charts with a 0.05 rating in 18-49. It's the first time the show has finished outside the top 100, and the rating is down 16.7 percent from last week.

Listed below are the total viewership and 18-49 ratings for all episodes of Biography: WWE Legends and WWE Rivals to date.