This week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw saw its viewership and the key demo increased from last week’s numbers.
According to Showbuzzdaily.com, the episode drew an average of 1.658 million viewers on the USA Network, which is up from the 1.593 million viewers last week. The 18-49 demo saw the average rating be 0.47, which is up from the 0.39 rating.
The 18-49 demos saw hour one had 0.48 then 0.47 in hour two, and 0.46 in hour three. Here is the hourly viewership breakdown:
Hour 1 (8 pm): 1.727 million – last week: 1.577
Hour 2 (9 pm): 1.668 million – last week: 1.624
Hour 3 (10 pm): 1.580 million – last week: 1.577
Raw ranked #6 in the top 150 shows on cable for the night, which is up from the #7 ranking last week. An NFL game was at the top of the chart in the key demo and drew over 11.1 million viewers on ESPN.
Last week was the sixth-lowest total viewership in the history of Raw and the key demo rating was the lowest the show has done since it has been recorded.
This was the fallout edition for last Thursday’s Crown Jewel PPV event. It was also touted as the “season premiere” episode. The episode featured Queen Zelina vs. Doudrop, Keith Lee vs. Cedric Alexander, Austin Theory vs. Dominik Mysterio, RK-Bro (Randy Orton & Riddle) vs. The Dirty Dawgs, Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor vs. Kevin Owens vs. Rey Mysterio in a WWE Title #1 Contendership Fatal Four-Way Ladder Match.