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WWE Backstage viewership up for Christmas Eve episode

Tuesday night's episode of WWE Backstage saw an increase in viewership despite airing on Christmas Eve.

The show averaged 153,000 viewers on FS1, up from last week's 95,000. This is the second-best viewership Backstage has done since debuting in its regular time slot.

In the 18-49 demo, the show drew a 0.05 rating. That number is unchanged from last week.

This week's Backstage featured the announcement of their WWE year-end awards. The winners were:

  • Female Superstar of the Year: Becky Lynch
  • Male Superstar of the Year: Bray Wyatt
  • Male Tag Team of the Year: The New Day
  • Women’s Tag Team of the Year: Asuka & Kairi Sane
  • Breakthrough Superstars of the Year: The Street Profits
  • Moment of the Year: Kofi Kingston’s WWE Championship win at WrestleMania 35

Here's a look at Backstage's viewership since its official premiere:

  • November 5 -- 49,000 viewers 
  • November 12 -- 100,000 viewers
  • November 19 -- 180,000 viewers (CM Punk's debut as an analyst)
  • November 26 -- 121,000 viewers
  • December 3 --138,000 viewers
  • December 10 -- 127,000 viewers (CM Punk's second appearance)
  • December 17 -- 95,000 viewers
  • December 24 -- 153,000 viewers