The June 17 episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.71 cable rating, down from 1.77 the prior two weeks. SmackDown averaged 2.71 million viewers, approximately the same as the previous week. This extends the program’s streak of less than 3.0 million viewers to seven consecutive weeks. It is the lowest rated episode of 2011. The previous low was set on May 6 with a 1.73 cable rating.
John Cena and The Rock are featured on the cover of the latest issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated.
The official Twitter account of WWE Magazine announced that the Divas Championship will be on the line in the first match of tonight’s “Power to the People” edition of Monday Night Raw. Brie Bella will defend her title against (A) Eve, (B) Kelly Kelly, or (C) Beth Phoenix. Viewers can vote by texting A, B or C to 46993. Standard texting rates apply.