Monday’s edition of WWE RAW averaged 2.208 million viewers, which is up from 2.109 million viewers the previous week.
Here is the hourly viewership breakdown, courtesy of ShowbuzzDaily:
- Hour 1: 2.418 million – Last Week: 2.241
- Hour 2: 2.279 million – Last Week: 2.190
- Hour 3: 1.928 million – Last Week: 1.896
The episode was expected to maintain its viewership from last week. In the 18-49 demos, the first hour did 0.77 while the second hour had 0.71 and 0.60 in the final hour.
The biggest competition that WWE RAW faced came in the way of an NFL regular-season game between the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings that aired on ESPN did 14.030 million viewers.
Some of the matches that took place include Kevin Owens defeats Bobby Lashley, Drew McIntyre defeats Akira Tozawa, The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane) defeat Charlotte Flair in a Two On One Handicap Match, The OC (AJ Styles, Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows) defeat Humberto Carrillo, Rey Mysterio & Ricochet in a six-man tag team match that served as the headliner.
The show also featured a segment where Lashley and Lana were arrested.
WWE will attempt to increase its viewership for RAW next week. In case you missed the show, you can check out the five takeaways here.