Monday’s edition of WWE RAW from Lexington, KY at the Rupp Arena averaged 2.158 million viewers, down from 2.374 million the previous week. As a result, this is the lowest non-holiday RAW viewership in history. The previous low was set back on December 10, 2018 when the show averaged 2,193,000 viewers.
Here is the hourly viewership breakdown, courtesy of ShowbuzzDaily:
- Hour 1: 2.336 million
- Hour 2: 2.241 million
- Hour 3: 1.898 million
This episode finished fifth for the night in total viewers on cable. WWE did have to go up against to two NBA Playoff Games that had an impact on RAW’s viewership.
What’s notable is the fact that the third hour of the show dropped below two million viewers. For comparison, this show last year pulled in 3.136 million for hour one, 3.184 million in hour two, and 2.878 million for hour three. That same show also went up against the NBA Playoffs.
RAW featured a contract signing in the main event between Universal Champion Seth Rollins and AJ Styles for their title match at the Money in the Bank PPV. Some of the matches that took place include Braun Strowman & Ricochet vs. Baron Corbin & Drew McIntyre, The Usos (Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso) vs. Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows, Bobby Lashley vs. The Miz, Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss, Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder vs. The Revival (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson) in a non-title match, and Rey Mysterio vs. Samoa Joe.
WWE will attempt to rebound with its viewership for RAW next week. In case you missed the show, you can check out the seven takeaways here.
Watch: Top 10 Moments from Monday’s RAW (4.29.19)