– Vince McMahon’s return to Raw Monday gave the show a ratings boost as the program drew almost 600,000 more viewers than last week. The show drew a 2.78 cable rating over the course of three hours, up ten percent last week’s 2.54 figure.
Raw averaged 4.07 million viewers, up from 3.50 million viewers-a year-low. It was the program’s highest viewership since the Sept. 12 show.
Viewership peaked in the first hour with an average of 4.19 million viewers before sliding to 4.067 million viewers in the second. Viewership remained nearly the same in the third hour, which 4.065 million third hour viewers.
– Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) of The Score Television Network and The Baltimore Sun spoke with Paul Heyman at THQ’s press event in New York City last week promoting the WWE ’13 video game. During the interview, Heyman addressed his involvement with WWE ’13, including composing the story-lines for the game and how his marketing company is now promoting it. He also talked about his shock at being back as an on-camera personality, his love for the opportunity to be working with CM Punk and how the partnership between ECW and WWF in the 1990s came to be.
See *HUGE* close-up pic of CM Punk hitting fan on Raw ->
(source: Pro Wrestling Torch)