20 years ago, USA Network commissioned a pair of animated series based on a pair of video games. However, Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm didn't last very long.
Mortal Kombat, produced in part by Phil Roman's Film Roman studio with USA, offered an alternative to the live-action feature film and the 3rd Mortal Kombat game. You'd think the popularity of the game would translate on the air, but like other gametic toons, it didn't, and was cancelled after 1 season.
Never saw the show, so there won't be a rating. Meantime, here's the series opener: