Christmas was kind to WWE Backstage viewership numbers as the Dec. 24 episode pulled 153,000 viewers.
The Christmas Eve numbers are up from last week's episode, which did just 95,000 viewers. Tuesday's number is the highest number of viewers the show has pulled since the Nov. 19 episode, which pulled 180,000 viewers. It is also the second-highest viewership number since the show premiere in its weekly Tuesday slot on Nov. 5. The Nov. 19 episode was the first episode with CM Punk in his role as a special analyst and contributor.
Tuesday's episode posted a 0.05 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, which is the same rating as last week. The show did not rank among the top 150 cable originals last week. The show placed 124th this week according to ShowBuzz Daily.
The week's episode was highlighted by Renee Young, Booker T, Christian, and Ember Moon reflecting on the year in WWE. They were joined by actor Paul Walter Hauser, who went to promo school, and host Maria Menounos.
WWE Backstage airs Tuesdays on Fox Sports 1 at 11 p.m. ET.