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wrestlemania29logoThe WWE WrestleMania 29 special that aired aired Saturday night on NBC, drew 1.92 million viewers.  25 years ago (February 5, 1988) when the WWF aired The Main Event special on the same network NBC, the WWF drew a whopping 15.2 ratings/33 million viewers – the most watched wrestling program in US TV history. This broadcast aired 3 matches (all championship contests), and headlined by Hulk Hogan/Andre the Giant. This was the show where Andre defeated Hogan for the WWF Title in the infamous “Evil Twin” referee finish.