First, the unhealthy information: He stepped down from his government place with the WWE as an investigation into misconduct and secret agreements was surfaced by the Wall St. Journal.
Now, the excellent news: He appeared in the beginning of Fox’s WWE Friday Night SmackDown, boosting the rankings because the world tuned in to see whether or not he would tackle the controversy.
He didn’t. But the trace that he may drove the present’s rankings to a profitable rating of 0.6, marking a 26% week-over-week in complete viewers and 46% rise within the coveted 18-49 demo.
The semi-final of actuality present Come Dance with Me on CBS got here in with an 0.2, establishing a giant end. That was adopted by a CBS News particular, Watergate: High Crimes, a fiftieth anniversary documentary on the controversial housebreaking that introduced down a president. It additionally tallied an 0.2.
ABC had the particular Soul of a Nation: Sound of Freedom, inspecting the legacy of the Juneteenth vacation by way of the present lens of political and social unrest. It had an 0.2, with newsmag 20/20 working a repeat.
NBC had an unique Dateline sit-down with Amber Heard, the ex-wife of Johnny Depp and loser within the defamation trial “heard” ’around the world. Her interview got here in with a surprisingly gentle rating of 0.2, adopted by an American Ninja Warrior repeat.
The CW rolled out a repeat of Penn & Teller: Fool Us and again to again repeats World’s Funniest Animals.