Monday's WWE RAW on Presidents' Day, featuring fallout from WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view with top WWE NXT Superstars in action plus RAW Women's Champion Ronda Rousey defeating Ruby Riott in the main event, drew 2.771 million viewers.
This is up 12.6% from last week's 2.462 million viewers for the Chamber go-home episode, and the best viewership of 2019. This is also the best RAW viewership going back to the September 3, 2018 Labor Day episode, which drew 2.872 million viewers.
For this week's show, the first hour drew 3.046 million viewers (last week's hour 1 - 2.689 million), the second hour drew 2.840 million viewers (last week's hour 2 - 2.445 million) and the final hour drew 2.427 million viewers (last week's hour 3 - 2.252 million), a 20% drop from the first hour.
RAW was #5 for the night in viewership on cable, behind Rachel Maddow Show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Hannity and The Five. RAW was #1 in the 18-49 demographic this week on the Cable Top 150, for the third week in a row. Maddow topped the night in viewership with 3.229 million viewers.
The Bachelor on ABC drew 6.536 million viewers on broadcast TV in the 8pm hour while The Neighborhood drew 6.447 million viewers on CBS, AGT Champions drew 10.574 million viewers on NBC, The Resident drew 5.129 million viewers on Fox and CW's Arrow drew 601,000 viewers, all in the 8pm hour on broadcast TV.
Below is our 2019 RAW Viewership Tracker:
January 7 Episode: 2.324 million viewers
January 14 Episode: 2.722 million viewers
January 21 Episode: 2.462 million viewers
January 28 Episode: 2.703 million viewers (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 4 Episode: 2.510 million viewers
February 11 Episode: 2.462 million viewers
February 18 Episode: 2.771 million viewers
February 25 Episode:
2018 Total: 149.628 million viewers over 53 episodes
2018 Average: 2.823 million viewers per episode
2017 Total: 156.971 million viewers over 52 episodes
2017 Average: 3.018 million viewers per episode
Source: ShowBuzz Daily