Brandon Thurston and Chris Gullo discussed AEW running at the United Center on August 20. The event sold out quickly on Monday.
Ratings for WWE Raw have declined below the rate of many sports telecasts and other cable originals
WWE investors and others expect long-term improvements to ratings for Raw and Smackdown that might fall short.
Expect viewership data for wrestling programs to continue to be reported from various sources
More than 500 valid responses were obtained through a Facebook ad in effort to obtain a more random sample than would be obtained through organic social media sharing of a survey.
The business model for the biggest wrestling companies transformed drastically over the last several years. No longer is U.S. pro wrestling such a "destination" business: where promotions' TV programs are a loss leader used to promote sales of tickets and pay-per-views.