WWE RAW saw a drop in viewership and show this week following a huge boost from SummerSlam the week before.
According to Daily Showbuzz, this week’s edition of WWE RAW drew 1.907 million viewers, down from 2.067 million last week. While the numbers are down compared to last week’s post-SummerSlam episode of RAW, this is still one of their strongest numbers in recent months, so it shouldn’t be seen as a bad thing.
This week’s episode of WWE RAW saw its audience drop every hour of the show. WWE started the show at $ 1.955 million, dipping to $ 1.936 million in the second hour, and bottoming out at $ 1.83 billion by the end of the night. Unlike last week’s episode, no hour of WWE RAW could reach two million viewers.
WWE RAW dominated cable television on Monday
Regarding the all-important 18-49 show, WWE RAW also saw a decrease from last week from 0.64 to 0.54. While both the show and viewership have dropped this week, this is not out of the norm to see the numbers drop the week after a pay-per-view.
Unlike viewership, the 18-49 demo fluctuated every hour of WWE RAW last night, starting at 0.56 at hour one and climbing to 0.57 at hour two, and bottoming out at 0.50 at hour three.
Last week, WWE ranked second, third, and fourth on cable for Monday, which is pretty solid. This week, WWE RAW took the top three spots on cable, so even with the numbers dropping, they climbed up the overall television rankings. by Monday, which should look like a huge win for WWE.
WWE RAW kicked off this week with Damian Priest presenting an open challenge for his United States Championship.
The main event saw RK-Bro defend his WWE RAW tag team titles against MVP and WWE Champion Bobby Lashley.
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