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Impact averages 105,000 viewers for second episode after time change

Impact Wrestling viewership was up a bit for the second episode after changing time slots.

Thursday's Impact averaged 105,000 viewers on Pop TV, up from last week's 98,000 viewers. The October 18 episode, which was the final show before Impact moved to starting at 10 p.m. Eastern time, drew 189,000 viewers.

Before the time change, the previous low for a new episode of Impact on Pop was 161,000 viewers.

The rating in the 18-49 demo was unchanged at a 0.04.

This week's Impact featured a Bound for Glory rematch between Tessa Blanchard and Taya Valkyrie, Pentagon Jr. vs. Homicide, LAX vs. Matt Sydal & Ethan Page, Rich Swann vs. Willie Mack, and The Desi Hit Squad vs. The Beach Bums.

Last night's NFL game with the San Francisco 49ers blowing out the Oakland Raiders averaged 11.059 million viewers on Fox and 2.152 million on the NFL Network.

Here's a look at Impact viewership since Slammiversary XVI:

  • July 26 -- 299,000 (post-Slammiversary episode)
  • August 2 -- 248,000
  • August 9 -- 168,000
  • August 16 -- 210,000
  • August 23 -- 212,000
  • August 30 -- 225,000
  • September 6 -- 236,000
  • September 13 -- 258,000
  • September 20 -- 229,000
  • September 27 -- 222,000
  • October 4 -- 190,000
  • October 11 -- 183,000
  • October 18 -- 189,000 (post-Bound for Glory episode)
  • October 25 -- 98,000 (first episode after time slot change)
  • November 1 -- 105,000