WWE RAW has the best audience since January

The version of WWE RAW that aired live after SummerSlam on Monday drew an average of 2.067 million viewers on the USA Network, according to Nielsen via Daily Showbuzz.

That’s an 11.31% increase from last week’s 1.857 million viewers on the SummerSlam Go-Home episode.

On this week’s show, the first hour drew 2.152 million viewers (last week’s hour 1 – 1.912 million), the second hour drew 2.094 million (last week’s hour 2 – 1.864 million) and the last hour drew 1.956 million (last week’s hour) 3 – 1.796 Million).

RAW has a rating of 0.64 in the major 18-49 age group this week. That’s 16.36% higher than last week’s prime beta rating of 0.55. This rating represents 0.64 826,000 viewers in the 18-49 range, which is a 15.85% increase from 713,000 18-49 viewers representing the main beta rating of 0.55 last week, according to the wrestling.

RAW ranked No. 9 of the night in viewership on cable, behind Tucker Carlson Tonight, NFL Pre-season Game, Hannity, The Five, The Ingraham Angle, Special Report with Brett Baier, FOX News Primetime, and The Rachel Maddow Show. That’s higher than last week’s #15 per night ranking in terms of viewership.

RAW ranked second for the night on the Cable Top 150 list, with a rating of 0.64 in the main 18-49 age group. That’s down from the number one spot last week. The NFL Pre-season game between Jacksonville and New Orleans topped tonight on Cable Top 150 with a major beta rating of 0.99, and also drew 3.366 million viewers. Tucker Carlson Tonight topped FOX News tonight on cable in viewership with 3.697 million viewers, ranking fourth atop Cable 150 with a rating of 0.33 in the 18-49 mainline demo.

This week after SummerSlam RAW has the best viewership since the January 4 episode of Legends Night. It was the first time that RAW drew more than 2 million viewers since the post-WrestleMania 37 episode on April 12, which drew 2.026 million viewers. The 18-49 main demo rating was the best since a post-WrestleMania episode, and was the third best main demo rating for RAW this year. This week’s viewership is up 11.31% from last week, while the headline beta rating 18-49 is up 16.36% from last week.

Monday’s RAW viewership is up 2% from the same week in 2020, while the 18-49 flagship demo rating is down 4.5% from the same week in 2020. Notably, the episode from the same week last year debuted Thunder. The first episode of Thunderdome saw audiences increase 23% over the previous week, while beta ratings 18-49 increased 40% over the previous week.

A few of the events announced sometime after SummerSlam RAW on Monday from San Diego’s Pechanga Arena — Logan Paul’s return for the Moist TV division with John Morrison, Nikki ASH and Rhea Ripley versus Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler, plus To the RAW Tag Team Champions Riddle and Randy Orton Celebration. The main event saw Riddell defeat AJ Styles.

Below is the 2021 RAW Viewership Tracker, along with a WWE Top 10 video for Monday’s show:

January 4 episode: 2.128 million viewers with a 0.68 rating in the 18-49 age group (Legends Night Episode)
January 11 episode: 1.819 million viewers with a rating of 0.55 in the age group 18-49
January 18 episode: 1.855 million viewers, an average of 0.60 in the 18-49 . age group
January 25 episode: 1.820 million viewers, an average of 0.52 in the 18-49 . age group
February 1 episode: 1.892 million viewers with a rating of 0.58 in the 18-49 age group (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 8 episode: 1.715 million viewers with a rating of 0.49 in the age group 18-49
February 15th episode: 1.810 million viewers, an average of 0.57 in the 18-49 . age group
February 22 episode: 1.890 million viewers with a rating of 0.57 in the 18-49 age group (Post Elimination Chamber episode)
March 1 episode: 1.884 million viewers with a rating of 0.58 in the age group 18-49
March 8 episode: 1.900 million viewers with a rating of 0.55 in the age group 18-49
March 15 episode: 1.843 million viewers, an average of 0.56 in the age group 18-49
March 22 episode: 1.816 million viewers with a rating of 0.53 in the 18-49 age group (post-Fastlane episode)
March 29 episode: 1.701 million viewers, an average of 0.56 in the 18-49 . age group
April 5 episode: 1.701 million viewers, an average of 0.52 in the 18-49 age group
April 12 episode: 2.026 million viewers with a 0.68 rating in the 18-49 age group (Post-WrestleMania Episode 37)
April 19 episode: 1.907 million viewers with a rating of 0.61 in the age group 18-49
April 26 episode: 1.774 million viewers with a rating of 0.49 in the age group 18-49
May 3 episode: 1.872 million viewers, an average of 0.53 in the 18-49 . age group
May 10 episode: 1.820 million viewers with a rating of 0.53 in the age group 18-49
May 17 episode: 1.823 million viewers rating 0.48 in the 18-49 age group (post-WrestleMania Backlash episode)
May 24 episode: 1.621 million viewers with a rating of 0.45 in the 18-49 . age group
May 31 episode: 1.557 million viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 age group (Memorial Day episode)
June 7 episode: 1.640 million viewers with a rating of 0.48 in the age group 18-49
June 14 episode: 1.742 million viewers with a rating of 0.49 in the age group 18-49
June 21 episode: 1.719 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 age group (After Hell in a Cell episode)
June 28 episode: 1.570 million viewers with a rating of 0.41 in the age group 18-49
July 5 episode: 1.472 million viewers, an average of 0.41 in the 18-49 . age group
July 12 episode: 1.609 million viewers rated 0.43 in the 18-49 age group (Final ThunderDome Show)
July 19 episode: 1.923 million viewers with a rating of 0.57 in the 18-49 age group (Post-Money In the Bank episode, RAW back on the road)
July 26 episode: 1.814 million viewers with a rating of 0.49 in the age group 18-49
August 2 episode: 1.821 million viewers, an average of 0.51 in the 18-49 . age group
August 9 episode: 1.790 million viewers, 0.49 in the age group 18-49
August 16 episode: 1.857 million viewers with a rating of 0.55 in the age group 18-49
August 23 episode: 2.067 million viewers with a rating of 0.64 in the 18-49 age group (post-SummerSlam episode)
August 30 episode:

2020 total: 97.744 million viewers over 52 episodes
Average 2020: 1.880 million viewers per episode

2019 total: 125.746 million viewers over 52 episodes
2019 average: 2.418 million viewers per episode

2018 total: 149.628 million viewers over 53 episodes
2018 average: 2.823 million viewers per episode

Total 2017: 156,971 million viewers over 52 episodes
2017 average: 3.018 million viewers per episode

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