This week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw saw its viewership and the key demo increase for the second night of the Draft.
According to Showbuzzdaily.com, the episode drew an average of 1.857 million viewers on the USA Network, which is up from the 1.709 million viewers last week. The 18-49 demo saw the average rating be 0.52, which is up from the 0.48 rating.
The 18-49 demos saw hour one had 0.54 then 0.54 in hour two, and 0.48 in hour three. Here is the hourly viewership breakdown:
Hour 1 (8 pm): 1.949 million – last week: 1.818
Hour 2 (9 pm): 1.902 million – last week: 1.714
Hour 3 (10 pm): 1.721 million – last week: 1.596
Raw ranked #6 in the top 150 shows on cable for the night, which is up from the #7 ranking last week. An NFL game was at the top of the chart in the key demo and drew over 12 million viewers on ESPN.
To compare, the second night of the Draft last year on October 12th did 1.855 million viewers and a 0.57 rating.
The episode featured United States Champion Damian Priest vs. Jeff Hardy, Shayna Baszler vs. Dana Brooke, Big E & Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode, Women’s Tag Team Champions Nikki ASH & Rhea Ripley vs. Natalya & Tamina, and The New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) vs. The Hurt Business (Cedric Alexander & Shelton Benjamin).