SmackDown’s Social Media Score, Raw Anniversary Show Gets AP Attention
- Associated Press writer Dan Gelston wrote an article that is being picked up nationally regarding the WWE Raw 20th Anniversary show.
“There’s nothing on TV quite like the promotion’s flagship show, the one that rocketed Austin and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson into stardom, shook the wresting industry out of its staid Saturday morning ways, and filled highlight reels for 20 years with over-the-top personalities, eye-popping feats, total silliness, outrageous story lines, and memorable matches — with so much more yet to come.”
– This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown episode scored 84,846 in social media activity, up 39 percent from last week.
The Rock’s return and World Title change helped Smackdown rank #4 on cable TV on Friday night, trailing two NBA games on ESPN and “Spongebob” on Nickelodeon according to Trenddr.TV.