Those conference finals can be treacherous. There’s only so much Impact Wrestling (or any wrestling company for that matter) can do against mainstream sports. The NBA conference finals are going strong at the moment and they’re going to cause a heavy impact on any other program being offered. This includes Impact Wrestling, which doesn’t have the biggest audience in the world to start. So what was the damage this week?

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According to, this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling drew a .07 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 263,000 viewers. These numbers are even with and down 20% from last week’s .07 18-49 demographic rating and 329,000 viewers. The Audience is the lowest since the February 22 episode, which drew 262,000 viewers. This week’s show was headlined by Moose vs. Kongo Kong.

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Opinion: Ouch. The rating is holding about the same from week to week but the viewership is just all over the place. The problem that I’ve seen over the last few weeks has been the lack of a story that makes me interested. Everything is watchable (well, save for Kongo Kong, who was in the main event) but nothing feels like something that I need to go out of my way to see. Instead it’s a bunch of stuff that is happening and I’m just there watching it. I need more than that, and it seems to be the case for a lot of the audience as well.

What did you think of this week’s show? What would help get the show to higher numbers? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his Amazon author page with 27 wrestling books. His latest book is the NXT: The Full Sail Years Volume III: From Dallas To New Orleans.

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