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WWE Raw for 10/18/21 draws another record low rating

This week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw saw its viewership up while the key demo declined to a record low.

According to, the episode drew an average of 1.593 million viewers on the USA Network, which is up from the 1.582 million viewers last week. The 18-49 demo saw the average rating be 0.39, which is down from the 0.42 rating.

The 18-49 demos saw hour one had 0.38 then 0.40 in hour two, and 0.40 in hour three. Here is the hourly viewership breakdown:

Hour 1 (8 pm): 1.577 million – last week: 1.641
Hour 2 (9 pm): 1.624 million – last week: 1.516
Hour 3 (10 pm): 1.577 million – last week: 1.588

This was the sixth-lowest total viewership in the history of Raw and the key demo rating was the lowest the show has done.

Raw ranked #7 in the top 150 shows on cable for the night, which is up from the #8 ranking last week. An NFL game was at the top of the chart in the key demo and drew over 12.5 million viewers on ESPN. Also, there were MLB playoff game that both did over 3.5 million viewers.

The episode featured Doudrop vs. Shayna Baszler, Xavier Woods vs. Jinder Mahal, Raw Tag Team Champions Randy Orton and Riddle vs. The Street Profits in a non-title match, WWE Champion Big E and Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode, Raw Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair defended against Bianca Belair in the main event, and more. This was the go-home show for Thursday’s Crown Jewel PPV event.

Last week’s episode was the lowest viewed episode of Raw since the July 5th edition that did 1.472 million viewers.

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