USA Network Excited About Triple H WWE Raw’s First Month Booking

Paul “Triple H” Levesque has been booking WWE television product as chief creative officer for just over a month and the changes he’s made to the product have resulted in increased viewership and popularity. fan enthusiasm. According Fighting selection‘s Sean Ross Sapp of both USA Network and its parent company, NBCUniversal, are pleased with what they’ve seen so far. This week’s Raw finished No. 1 on the cable ratings with a 0.59 and episodes of the red mark beat three times two million average viewers over the past month, which hadn’t been seen since. before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sapp cited a number of sources in his latest report. One said that the United States didn’t expect Raw to regularly drop below two million viewers, but the pandemic has changed everyone’s expectations. He added: “The source said ‘the following weeks will be the real test, but the results from the first Monday have me personally very excited. The source said at one point that they also don’t expect Raw to consistently return over 2 million viewers, which happened in August.”

He then quoted a Universal source who said the buzz created by Levesque since Vince McMahon’s departure “cannot be disputed.” The report concluded with a USA Network source who was confident that NBCUniversal would renew its television rights deal with Raw when negotiations begin in 2023.

This same source indicated that they would be surprised if the United States did not renew WWE programming next year when negotiations are likely to begin, and believe WWE has put itself in an even better position. over the past month,” the source said.

What are your thoughts on Levesque’s booking so far? Do you think the number of viewers will continue to increase over the next year? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Saturdays Showdown at the Castle the pay-per-view marks the first main roster event to be fully booked by Lévesque. Here’s what the map looks like at the moment:

  • Undisputed WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre
  • Intercontinental Championship: Gunther vs. Sheamus
  • SmackDown Women’s Championship: Liv Morgan vs. Shayna Baszler
  • Bianca Belair, Alez Bliss, and Asuka vs. Bayley, Dakota Kai, and Iyo Sky
  • Riddle vs. Seth Rollins
  • Edge and Rey Mysterio vs. Finn Balor and Damian Priest

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