WWE Officials Already Souring on Mixed Match Challenge Series


Dave Meltzer reported in the latest issue of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter that WWE officials are unhappy about the drop in viewership numbers for their new Facebook Watch series, Mixed Match Challenge. Apparently “key people” in the company are already sour on the tournament.

“Mixed Match Challenge dropped greatly in viewership. Even before this week’s numbers came in, we had heard they were very unhappy about the huge drop from week one to week two and key people were already souring on it. The second show was really bad. This week’s show felt like a harmless gimmick show but there feels like no important reason to watch.”

Here is the breakdown of the numbers since it’s debut:

Episode 1: 135,600
Episode 2: 91,900
Episode 3: 62,400

As you can see by the numbers above, the show is having a downward trend. It will be interesting to see if WWE makes some changes to the show to try to garner more viewers.

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