Monday’s live post-Extreme Rules edition of WWE RAW drew an average of 1.709 million viewers on the USA Network, according to Nielsen via Showbuzz Daily.

This is down 4.68% from last week’s 1.793 million viewers for the Extreme Rules go-home show.

For this week’s show, the first hour drew 1.818 million viewers (last week’s hour 1 – 1.860 million), the second hour drew 1.714 million viewers (last week’s hour 2 – 1.853 million) and the final hour drew 1.596 million viewers (last week’s hour 3 – 1.667 million).

The post-Extreme Rules edition of RAW drew a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 key demographic this week. This is down 2.04% from last week’s 0.49 key demo rating. That 0.48 rating represents 625,000 viewers in the 18-49 range, which is down 2.65% from the 642,000 18-49 viewers that last week’s 0.49 rating drew, according to Wrestlenomics.

RAW ranked #15 for the night in viewership on cable, behind the NFL on ESPN, Monday Night Kickoff on ESPN, Monday Night Post-game on ESPN, The Five, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Hannity, Special Report with Brett Baier, Sportscenter at midnight, FOX News Primetime, Rachel Maddow Show, The Ingraham Angle, Gutfeld, the NFL on ESPN2, and America’s Newsroom at 9am. This is up from last week’s #21 ranking for the night in viewership.

RAW ranked #7 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with the 0.48 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is even with last week’s #7 spot. The NFL Monday Night Football game between the Eagles and the Cowboys on ESPN topped the Cable Top 150 with a whopping 4.11 key demo rating. The game on the main ESPN channel also topped the night on cable in viewership with 12.901 million viewers.

Dancing With The Stars on ABC drew an average of 4.876 million viewers on broadcast TV in the 8pm hour while The Neighborhood drew 5.412 million viewers on CBS, The Voice drew 6.858 million viewers on NBC, 911 drew 5.453 million viewers on FOX and CW’s Roswell New Mexico drew 457,000 viewers, all in the 8pm hour on broadcast TV. The Voice drew the best key demo rating of the night on network TV with a 0.96.

This week’s RAW went up against Week 3 of the NFL’s Monday Night Football on ESPN and ESPN2. The game between the Eagles and the Cowboys was watched by 12.901 million viewers on ESPN and 1.890 million viewers on ESPN2, plus several million viewers for the various pre and post-game shows. This week’s viewership was down 4.68% from last week, while this week’s key demo rating was down 2.04% from last week.

Monday’s RAW viewership was down 6.20% from the same week in 2020, while the 18-49 key demo rating was down 12.72% from the same week in 2020, which was the post-Clash of Champions episode.

Monday’s RAW from the Heritage Bank Center in Cincinnati had a few happenings advertised ahead of time – fallout from Extreme Rules, WWE Champion Big E defending against Bobby Lashley in the opening match, which led to the rematch in a Steel Cage as the main event, RAW Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair issuing an Open Challenge for the title, which was answered by Doudrop, RAW Tag Team Champion Riddle vs. AJ Styles, plus WWE United States Champion Damian Priest defending against Sheamus in a No DQ, No Count Out match.

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

January 4 Episode: 2.128 million viewers with a 0.68 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Legends Night episode)
January 11 Episode: 1.819 million viewers with a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 18 Episode: 1.855 million viewers with a 0.60 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 25 Episode: 1.820 million viewers with a 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 1 Episode: 1.892 million viewers with a 0.58 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 8 Episode: 1.715 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 15 Episode: 1.810 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 22 Episode: 1.890 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
March 1 Episode: 1.884 million viewers with a 0.58 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 8 Episode: 1.900 million viewers with a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 15 Episode: 1.843 million viewers with a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 22 Episode: 1.816 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Fastlane episode)
March 29 Episode: 1.701 million viewers with a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 5 Episode: 1.701 million viewers with a 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 12 Episode: 2.026 million viewers with a 0.68 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-WrestleMania 37 episode)
April 19 Episode: 1.907 million viewers with a 0.61 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 26 Episode: 1.774 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 3 Episode: 1.872 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 10 Episode: 1.820 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 17 Episode: 1.823 million viewers with a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-WrestleMania Backlash episode)
May 24 Episode: 1.621 million viewers with a 0.45 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 31 Episode: 1.557 million viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Memorial Day episode)
June 7 Episode: 1.640 million viewers with a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 14 Episode: 1.742 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 21 Episode: 1.719 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Hell In a Cell episode)
June 28 Episode: 1.570 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 5 Episode: 1.472 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 12 Episode: 1.609 million viewers with a 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Final ThunderDome show)
July 19 Episode: 1.923 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Money In the Bank episode, RAW returns to the road)
July 26 Episode: 1.814 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 2 Episode: 1.821 million viewers with a 0.51 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 9 Episode: 1.790 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 16 Episode: 1.857 million viewers with a 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 23 Episode: 2.067 million viewers with a 0.64 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-SummerSlam episode)
August 30 Episode: 1.907 million viewers with a 0.54 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 6 Episode: 1.849 million viewers with a 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Labor Day episode)
September 13 Episode: 1.670 million viewers with a 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 20 Episode: 1.793 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 27 Episode: 1.709 million viewers with a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Extreme Rules episode)
October 4 Episode:

2020 Total: 97.744 million viewers over 52 episodes
2020 Average: 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

2017 Total: 156.971 million viewers over 52 episodes
2017 Average: 3.018 million viewers per episode