RAW Rating Up, The Rock to Miss Next Week, Lesnar, More

Posted by Matt Boone January 29, 2013 3 Comments

– Last night’s WWE RAW drew 5.02 million viewers on the USA Network. The final rating for the show is a 3.7 rating. This is up 21% in viewers and 16% in the ratings from last week. This is the first time RAW has topped 5 million viewers since RAW 1,000.

– CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler vs. John Cena and Ryback is advertised for next week’s RAW from Atlanta.

– In an attempt to push ticket sales, The Rock cut a localized promo at last night’s RAW for the RAW show on March 25th from Philadelphia. It’s been a while since WWE did a localized promo.

– Unless plans change, WWE Champion The Rock will not be at next Monday’s RAW from Atlanta, Georgia. This will be one of the few RAW shows, if not the only one, that Rock misses between now and WrestleMania 29.

One Superstar who is confirmed for next week’s RAW from Atlanta is Brock Lesnar. WWE is not advertising Lesnar for any other RAW shows yet.

Partial source: PWInsider

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