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Ratings: “Straight Up Steve Austin” Enjoys Viewership Gain For Becky Lynch Episode

Monday’s “Straight Up Steve Austin” was up slightly in adults 18-49 and viewership.

Monday’s edition of “Straight Up Steve Austin,” which featured top WWE superstar Becky Lynch as its guest, predictably enjoyed a week-over-week ratings gain.

According to L+SD data posted by Showbuzz, the episode drew a 0.44 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 1.10 million overall viewers. The numbers top the 0.39 rating and 0.99 million viewer mark posted by the previous episode.

To take some shine off the gain, it is worth noting that this week’s episode received stronger lead-in support from the 10PM hour of RAW.

To put some shine back on, it is worth noting that this week’s episode also outperformed the August 19 “Straight Up Steve Austin,” which received slightly stronger support from the flagship WWE program.

Set to air on September 9, the next iteration of “Straight Up Steve Austin” will feature Gabriel Iglesias.

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