WWE RAW Audience Drops, Near Historic Low For Third Hour

Monday's WWE RAW episode, featuring Drew McIntyre and Baron Corbin defeating Finn Balor in the main event, drew 2.369 million viewers. This is down 5% from last week's 2.493 million viewers for the post-Survivor Series episode.

For this week's show, the first hour drew 2.612 million viewers (last week's hour 1 - 2.721 million), the second hour drew 2.382 million viewers (last week's hour 2 - 2.502 million) and the final hour drew 2.111 million viewers (last week's hour 3 - 2.256 million).

This is the second-lowest third hour number in RAW history, behind the October 1 episode that drew 2.081 million viewers in the third hour.

RAW was #9 for the night in viewership on cable, behind the NFL's Monday Night Football, Monday Night Kickoff, SportsCenter at midnight, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Hannity, Rachel Maddow Show, Special Report and The Five. RAW was #5 in the 18-49 demographic this week, behind the NFL, Monday Night Kickoff, SportsCenter and Love & Hip-Hop.

The NFL's Monday Night Football topped the night in the 18-49 demographic and in viewership this week, for the twelfth week in a row. The Texans vs. Titans game drew 9.735 million viewers. Monday Night Kickoff came in at #2 in the 18-49 demographic with 3.962 million viewers, SportsCenter came in at #3 with 2.749 million viewers and Love & Hip-Hop came in at #4 with 1.853 million viewers.

Broadcast TV numbers are not available yet due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Below is our 2018 RAW Viewership Tracker:

January 1st Episode: 2.865 million viewers
January 8th Episode: 2.766 million viewers
January 15th Episode: 3.250 million viewers
January 22nd Episode: 4.530 million viewers (RAW 25)
January 29th Episode: 3.395 million viewers (Post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 5th Episode: 3.055 million viewers
February 12th Episode: 3.105 million viewers
February 19th Episode: 3.282 million viewers
February 26th Episode: 3.180 million viewers (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
March 5th Episode: 3.099 million viewers
March 12th Episode: 3.352 million viewers
March 19th Episode: 3.327 million viewers
March 26th Episode: 3.366 million viewers
April 2nd Episode: 3.357 million viewers
April 9th Episode: 3.921 million viewers (post-WrestleMania 34 episode)
April 16th Episode: 3.622 million viewers (Superstar Shakeup episode)
April 23rd Episode: 3.104 million viewers
April 30th Episode: 3.066 million viewers
May 7th Episode: 2.689 million viewers (post-Backlash episode)
May 14th Episode: 2.741 million (taped show from London)
May 21st Episode: 2.668 million viewers
March 28th Episode: 2.494 million viewers
June 4th Episode: 2.525 million viewers
June 11th Episode: 2.730 million viewers
June 18th Episode: 2.903 million viewers (post-Money In the Bank episode)
June 25th Episode: 2.663 million viewers
July 2nd Episode: 2.707 million viewers
July 9th Episode: 2.470 million viewers
July 16th Episode: 2.866 million viewers (post-Extreme Rules episode)
July 23rd Episode: 2.779 million viewers
July 30th Episode: 2.901 million viewers
August 6th Episode: 2.804 million viewers
August 13th Episode: 2.825 million viewers
August 20th Episode: 3.095 million viewers (post-SummerSlam episode)
August 27th Episode: 2.877 million viewers
September 3rd Episode: 2.872 million viewers (Labor Day episode)
September 10th Episode: 2.740 million viewers
September 17th Episode: 2.672 million viewers (post-Hell In a Cell episode)
September 24th Episode: 2.350 million viewers
October 1st Episode: 2.302 million viewers
October 8th Episode: 2.374 million viewers (post-Super Show-Down episode)
October 15th Episode: 2.397 million viewers
October 22nd Episode: 2.548 million viewers
October 29th Episode: 2.472 million viewers (post-Evolution episode)
November 5th Episode: 2.441 million viewers (post-Crown Jewel episode, taped show from England)
November 12th Episode: 2.450 million viewers
November 19th Episode: 2.493 million viewers (post-Survivor Series episode)
November 26th Episode: 2.369 million viewers
December 3rd Episode:

2017 Total: 156.971 million viewers
2017 Average: 3.018 million viewers per episode

Source: ShowBuzz Daily

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