WWE RAW Viewership Climbs And Leads Cable On 5/3, Still Falls Short Of Two Million
This week’s episode of WWE RAW proved to be a divisive one, as it featured some unexpected developments.
Naturally, many fans wondered what the show’s ratings would reflect about this unusual episode.
Per ShowBuzzDaily, the May 3 episode of WWE RAW drew an average of 1.872 million viewers. Comparatively, last week’s show drew 1.774 million viewers.
All three hours of the show led the top 150 original programs that aired on cable on Monday night, with the second hour standing atop the list. Demographically, the show enjoyed an increase in the 18-49 rating. WWE RAW averaged approximately 0.53 rating this week. The first hour drew a 0.57 rating, and the second hour (0.57) was even stronger. The number dipped to 0.47 in the third hour.
The hourly breakdown is as follows:
- 8 p.m.: 1,891,000 (0.54 demographic rating)
- 9 p.m.: 1,979,000 (0.57 demographic rating)
- 10 p.m.: 1,746,000 (0.47 demographic rating)
- 2.128 million – January 4 – 2021 High
- 1.701 million – March 29 – 2021 Low
- 1.907 million – April 19 – Last Week
This week’s episode featured a vignette teasing Eva Marie’s return, a match between WWE Champion Bobby Lashley and Braun Strowman, and the return of AJ Styles and Omos.
Please check out the WWE RAW Post-Show for a thorough discussion about the red brand.
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