Is The Undertaker’s Popularity on the Downfall? Shocking Numbers From The Phenom’s Biography Episode on A&E

Published 07/20/2022, 1:00 PM EDT

Given his fame, The Undertaker remained synonymous with the professional wrestling business. He has amassed followers from all around the world over his legendary 30-year WWE career. However, based on recent reports, it appears that The Deadman’s popularity is waning.

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The first episode of WWE: Legends Biography, which premiered just a few weeks ago, focused on The Undertaker. It was anticipated that it will get enormous viewership considering Taker has kept his real identity a secret from the WWE fanbase.

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However, according to current figures, there have been 10 episodes, and this one had the second-lowest viewership. Notably, Goldberg’s biography’s second episode, which increased 2.1 percent in ratings, also outperformed Taker’s biography.

Notably, the episode with the largest viewership in this series—more than a million—was Stone Cold Steve Austin’s biography.

It was anticipated that, if the numbers were not exceeded, it would be as near as Austin, but shockingly, it was much farther than anticipated. In contrast, it only attracted 5,82,000 viewers, raising the question of whether Taker’s popularity is waning.

Is there a decline in the popularity of The Undertaker?

In the WWE, The Undertaker has had the most decorated career. He worked for the company for more than 30 years and was one of the most loyal wrestlers there. During his career, he rose to become one of the most well-liked due to his feats, character, physique, and several unforgettable moments. However, according to recent reports, his appeal is waning.

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The decline in TV viewers has also had an influence on The Undertaker’s biography, so not all is as it seems. Additionally, the show conflicted with MLA Sunday night, which received the second-highest rating the day it premiered.

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Additionally, the majority of the audience has switched to the internet, and since this number is based purely on cable charts, it’s plausible that it garnered more viewers online than on television.

Taker had built a lasting legacy over the course of his illustrious 30 years, so it was impossible to conclude that his popularity had abruptly declined based on a single TV viewing statistic.

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Adarsh Ojha

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Adarsh Ojha is a WWE and AEW Author at EssentiallySports. Before joining EssentiallySports, he gained valuable experience at Zee Entertainment and Awadh TV as a copywriter. An ardent fan of John Cena, Adarsh has earned his bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Communication.

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