Owen Hart doc draws best ratings in Dark Side of the Ring history

Dark Side of the Ring closed out its second season by drawing the best ratings in series history.

Last night’s Dark Side of the Ring documentary on the final days of Owen Hart averaged 349,000 viewers on Vice TV. In the 18-49 demo, the show drew a 0.18 rating. The rating in the 18-49 demo placed Dark Side of the Ring 31st overall for the night in the cable TV rankings in that category.

The viewership number and 18-49 rating both topped this season’s two-hour premiere on Chris Benoit for the best numbers Dark Side of the Ring has done.

The Benoit documentary was previously the highest rated show in Vice TV history.

The After Dark post-show for last week’s Road Warriors episode, which premiered right before Dark Side of the Ring last night, averaged 95,000 viewers. It drew a 0.03 rating in 18-49.

Here’s a look at the ratings for Dark Side of the Ring seasons one and two:

Season one —
Macho Man & Ms. Elizabeth — 154,000 viewers, 0.06 rating in 18-49
The Montreal Screwjob — 181,000 viewers, 0.07 rating in 18-49
Bruiser Brody — 214,000 viewers, 0.07 rating in 18-49
The Von Erich family — 234,000 viewers, 0.08 rating in 18-49
Gino Hernandez — 225,000 viewers, 0.08 rating in 18-49
The Fabulous Moolah — 200,000 viewers, 0.07 rating in 18-49
Season two —
Chris Benoit — 320,000 viewers, 0.14 rating in 18-49
New Jack — 229,000 viewers, 0.11 rating in 18-49
Brawl for All — 226,000 viewers, 0.09 rating in 18-49
Jimmy Snuka and the death of Nancy Argentino: 209,000 viewers, 0.09 rating in 18-49
Dino Bravo — 221,000 viewers, 0.10 rating in 18-49
David Schultz — 255,000 viewers, 0.11 rating in 18-49
Herb Abrams — 246,000 viewers, 0.10 rating in 18-49
The Road Warriors — 264,000 viewers, 0.12 rating in 18-49
Owen Hart — 349,000 viewers, 0.18 rating in 18-49

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