TNA Impact Wrestling quarter-hour ratings: A full breakdown of the first Impact Wrestling show of 2013
By Jason Powell
The following are the quarter-hour ratings for the January 3 TNA Impact Wrestling television show.
Q1: 1.11 rating - TNA Wrestler of the Year award presentation to Jeff Hardy with Bully Ray, James Storm, Austin Aries, and Bobby Roode, Hardy fights Aries and Roode, Christopher Daniels and Kazarian backstage with James Storm
Q2: 1.05 rating - Storm vs. Kazarian with Daniels, Aces & 8's with Mr. Anderson, two commercial breaks
Q3: 1.08 rating - Aces & 8's recap video, DOC calls out Sting and has a baseball bat drop instead, Brooke Hogan talks backstage, Kid Kash vs. Christian York in a tournament match, Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez promo backstage
Q4: 0.99 rating - Hernandez vs. Joey Ryan, Matt Morgan attacks Chavo and Hernandez, Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, Wes Brisco, and Garett Bischoff backstage, two commercial breaks
Q5: 1.31 rating - Video recaps the Hulk Hogan, Bully Ray, and Brooke Hogan drama, Hulk Hogan suspends Ray while Brooke Hogan protests
Q6: 1.23 rating - Joseph Park at OVW, Gail Kim and Tara vs. Mickie James and Miss Tessmacher
Q7: 1.16 rating - Knockouts tag match continuation, Aces & 8's talk, ODB backstage promo, main event ring entrances
Q8: 1.21 rating - Kurt Angle and Samoa Joe vs. Devon and masked member of Aces & 8's, Sting returns, Luke Gallows unmasked as an Aces & 8's member
Powell's POV: The first hour of the show drew a 1.05 rating, while hour two shot up to a 1.22 rating. The overall show scored a 1.1 rating and averaged 1.16 million viewers. TNA and Spike TV have to be pleased by the second hour number especially, and the overall numbers are the best they have done since August.
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