RAW Draws Big Rating, Morrison’s Rumble Performance


— The January 31 episode of Monday Night Raw scored a 3.5 cable rating, the program’s highest rating since August 30. Last week’s show drew a 3.29.

The program averaged 5.3 million viewers over the course of two hours, up from 4.9 million viewers last week.

The rating improved on the average number for Raw in January, a 3.2.

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— John Morrison’s performance at the Royal Rumble impressed a number of people in WWE, including those who have criticized him in the past. WWE superstars are expected to “step up” and show what they can do on big shows like the Rumble – and the feeling is that Morrison knocked it out of the park on Sunday.

— A pre-sale for the March 28 Monday Night Raw taping at the Allstate Center in Rosemont, Illinois kicks off tomorrow morning via Ticketmaster.com. The password is CHIRTV.