3/15 TNA Impact Quarter-Hours – inside Drew Galloway’s TNA Title win, including minute-by-minute over-run viewership

July 13, 2020 0 By HearthstoneYarns


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The audience for TNA Impact on March 15 steadily grew throughout the night, culminating with a TNA Hvt. Title change to Drew Galloway during the 10-minute over-run period.

The result was Impact averaged 298,500 viewers over the course of the first two hours and 307,000 viewers factoring in the over-run.

March 15 Impact Break Down

Q1 – 270,000 viewers (0.09 rating) for the show-opening segment involving Jeff Hardy, plus Eric Young. Then, half-of-a-commercial. The audience was below Q1 for the¬†remainder of the hour…

Q2 – 232,000 viewers (0.08 rating) for verbal follow-up to the opening segment, plus one commercial.

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Q3 – 256,000 viewers (0.09 rating) for mixed tag action of Mike Bennett & Maria vs. Drew Galloway & Gail Kim, plus one commercial.

Q4 – 241,000 viewers (0.08 rating) for Bobby Lashley in-ring promo and one commercial.

The peak audience of the first hour was 315,000 viewers at 9:12 p.m. when Impact went to its first commercial at the end of the Hardy-EY segment. Impact immediately topped that number at the start of the second hour…

Q5 – 347,000 viewers (0.12 rating) for an ECIII promo, then Beer Money & Eddie Edwards vs. The Decay, plus one commercial.

Q6 – 321,000 viewers (0.11 rating) for various talking segments and the Grado-Billy Corgan business, plus one commercial.

Q7 – 361,000 viewers (0.12 rating) for Grado vs. Eli Drake, one commercial, and backstage happenings.

Q8 – 360,000 viewers (0.12 rating) for Matt Hardy vs. ECIII vs. Jeff Hardy for the TNA Hvt. Title, plus one commercial.

The peak audience of the second hour was the end of the Grado-Drake business when Impact drew 411,000 viewers at 10:37 p.m. before going to a mid-quarter-hour commercial break. The TNA Title match did not reach 400k viewers until the over-run…

Q9 – 407.000 viewers (0.14 rating) for the end of Hardy-ECIII-Hardy, then Drew Galloway’s TNA Title cash-in.

The peak audience was 445,000 viewers at 11:07 p.m. before Impact signed off at 11:09 p.m. This is how the over-run broke down…

10:59 p.m. – 383,000 viewers
11:00 p.m. – 393,000 viewers
11:01 p.m. – 390,000 viewers
11:02 p.m. – 413,000 viewers
11:03 p.m. – 430,000 viewers
11:04 p.m. – 431,000 viewers
11:05 p.m. – 420,000 viewers
11:06 p.m. – 429,000 viewers
11:07 p.m. – 445,000 viewers
11:08 p.m. – 394,000 viewers
11:09 p.m. – 329,000 viewers

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