WWE BACKSTAGE/FS1: WWE Backstage does horrible viewer numbers for first official episode

Posted on 11/07/119 by Bob Magee

WWE Backstage averaged a massively disappointing 49,000
viewers on Tuesday night, with a 0.02 rating in the 18-49
demo, not even cracking the top 150 shows on cable for

ESPN took the night on cable with multiple college
basketball, and the initial College Football Playoff
rankings show.

Such a rating suggests that the 11:00 ET time slot is not
the time slot for Backstage, as two preview episodes aired
last month and did almost nine to ten times the viewers
(though these shows had a MLB playoff game and SmackDown as

Backstage featured segements with Shawn Michaels, John Cena,
and Rob Gronkowski, as well as a Firefly Fun House with new
WWE Universal Champion The Fiend Bray Wyatt.

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