The January 29 edition of TNA iMPACT averaged a 1.18 rating, with 1.6 million viewers. The real story, however, was the difference in viewership between the first half of iMPACT which featured the Main Event Mafia takeover, and the second half where Mick Foley took back control.
The Main Event Mafia takeover storyline was cearly a hit with viewers, as the first hour of the show averaged a 1.22 rating, with an impressive peak of 1.27.
The rating dropped significantly for the second hour, which featured the return to normalcy after the M.E.M.’s takeover. The second hour averaged a 1.11, including weak 1.07 and 1.04 quarter hours to finish off the show.