Update on SmackDown Airing Live, Monday’s RAW News, DVD Updates

– As noted earlier, this week’s RAW scored a 3.6 cable rating. The show was ranked #1 in A18-49 with a 2.37 rating and #1 in cable in M18-49 with a 3.18 rating. 5.2 million viewers watched RAW this week with a median age of 37 and a male skew of 67%. RAW was down 6% this week with A18-49 and down 8% with M18-49 from the previous week with Vince’s return.

– It’s now confirmed that WWE Friday Night SmackDown will air live on Friday, April 3rd for the WrestleMania weekend Axxess event in Houston, TX. The show will be WWE’s final “go home” episode before WrestleMania 25 that Sunday night. Tickets for Axxess including the Friday night event with SmackDown go on sale this Saturday morning.

– Here is this week’s Billboard Recreational Sports DVD listing, with Starrcade debuting at #1:

1. WWE: Starrcade: The Essential Collection
2. WWE: Armageddon 2008
3. WWE: Edge: A Decade Of Decadence
4. TNA: Bound For Glory IV
5. WWE: Hell In A Cell
6. MLB: 2008 World Series: Philadelphia Phillies Vs. Tampa Bay Rays
7. WWE: Survivor Series 2008
8. WWE: The History Of The Intercontinental Championship
9. NFL: Oakland Raiders 3 Greatest Games: Super Bowl Victories
10. WWE: Viva La Raza: The Legacy Of Eddie Guerrero