| Impact quarter-hour |
-- Both hours of Thursday's show were dragged down by 0.99 quarter-hour ratings. The second hour was boosted by a show-high 1.12 rating in the eighth quarter-hour. It marked the first time since September 15 that Q8 scored the highest rating of an Impact episode (21 weeks).
TNA did not get off to a good start, scoring a year-low 1.03 rating in the first quarter-hour. It was the lowest Q1 rating since the Thanksgiving episode in November.
-- There is an interesting comparison between segments featuring Hulk Hogan and Sting following 0.99 quarter-hour ratings.
Hogan's segment with the Bischoffs at the top of the second hour scored a 1.08 rating after the previous quarter-hour (0.99 rating) was packed with commercial breaks. Sting's main event return scored a 1.12 rating after the previous quarter-hour (0.99 rating) was packed with video packages.
-- Every quarter-hour was down compared to the corresponding 2011 quarter-hour average. The range was a 5-13 percent decline.
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