Backstage reaction to 2023 WWE Royal Rumble PLE viewership numbers

According to Mike Johnson of, WWE is said to be happy with the 2023 Royal Rumble PLE’s viewership numbers. Johnson noted the following…

“ is told that those in the company are ‘extremely thrilled’ with the event’s viewership on Peacock. We are hearing that the viewership was well, well up from last year’s live Rumble viewership in great numbers.”

During the post-show press conference, Triple H stated that it was the largest Rumble live gate in the history of the event and the company hit their highest sponsorship numbers for the event as well. Over 44,000 tickets were distributed prior to the show and WWE announced just over 50,000 in attendance during the broadcast.