The October 18th episode of IMPACT Wrestling had an audience of 1,248,000 viewers with a 0.99 rating. This number is significantly low compared to previous post-Bound For Glory episodes. The 2011 post-BFG episode averaged 2 million viewers while the 2010 post-BFG episode averaged 1.9 million viewers. Both of these episodes scored a 1.4 rating. Q1: Impact opened with a 0.94 rating for Devon's promo explaining his Aces & Eights alliance, one commercial, and Hulk Hogan setting up the main event. Q2: Impact dipped slightly to a 0.92 rating for a video package, one commercial, Hulk Hogan backstage, and Samoa Joe vs. Robbie E for TV title. Q3: Impact dipped slightly to a show-low 0.91 rating for Tara vs. ODB, plus two full commercial breaks affecting the rating. Q4: Impact jumped to a 1.01 rating for video packages and backstage segments, Hernandez & Chavo Guerrero vs. Gunner & Kid Kash, Jeff Hardy backstage, and Hogan talking to Sting and Bully Ray in his office. It had been three weeks since a first hour quarter-hour cracked a 1.0 rating and only the second time in the past seven weeks. Q5: Impact increased to a 1.05 rating for Jeff Hardy's TNA title celebration interrupted by Austin Aries and one commercial. The segment was actually down compared to the top-of-the-second-hour average during the live run. Q6: Impact dipped to a 1.01 for AJ Styles vs. Kurt Angle vs. Christopher Daniels, Matt Morgan & Joey Ryan backstage with Hulk Hogan, and half of a commercial. Q7: Impact dipped to a 0.99 rating for James Storm's victory speech interrupted by Bobby Roode and one-and-a-half commercials affecting the rating. Q8: Impact increased to a show-high 1.06 rating for Sting vs. Devon, one mid-match commercial, and a post-match brawl to close the show.