This week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw saw a slight drop in viewership from last Monday’s episode.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the episode drew an average of 1.819 million viewers on the USA Network. This is down from the 1.854 million viewers a week ago.
Raw was expected to get an increase in viewership due to WWE getting closer to the Royal Rumble as this was the final edition of the red brand ahead of the PPV event this Sunday. That wasn’t the case.
The 18-49 demos saw hour one had 0.57 then 0.51 in hour two, and 0.47 in hour three. Here is the hourly viewership breakdown:
Hour 1 (8 pm): 1.904 million – last week: 1.991
Hour 2 (9 pm): 1.838 million – last week: 1.875
Hour 3 (10 pm): 1.716 million – last week: 1.697
The episode featured Drew McIntyre and Goldberg appearing, Asuka defended the Raw Women’s Title against Alexa Bliss, Riddle against The Hurt Business in a Gauntlet Match for a shot at Bobby Lashley’s WWE United States Title, and WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Shayna Baszler.