After two straight weeks of WWE Backstage averaging less than 100,000 viewers, this week's episode nearly doubled its viewership.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the February 11 episode of Backstage averaged 169,000 viewers, which makes it the most-watched episode of Backstage of 2020. Backstage averaged 97,000 viewers on February 4 and January 28. In the 18-49 demographic, the show drew a 0.06 rating which is 132nd among original cable telecasts for the day.
The show got a nice lead-in because of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which averaged 1.089 million viewers and averaged a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
This week's episode saw the return of CM Punk and saw Charlotte be a special guest in the studio and Stephanie McMahon making her Backstage debut in a pre-taped interview with Renee Young to discuss WrestleMania 37. The show also revealed the news that John Cena will make his return to WWE television on the February 28 edition of SmackDown.
WWE Backstage airs on Fox Sports 1 every Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET.