The post-No Mercy Raw got only a tiny bump in the numbers last night, with 2,923,000 viewers tuning in on average, up 90,000 viewers from last week.
Raw opened with 3,121,000 viewers, then went down to 3,081,000 for the second hour, before plunging to 2,568,000 viewers for the third and final hour. From hour one to three Raw lost 553,000 viewers along the way.
The show faced some stiff competition from the NFL with 13.6 million viewers and many season premieres, two of which did over 17 million viewers. Dancing With The Stars featuring Nikki Bella did 8.66 million viewers.
Raw was #4, #5, and #6 on the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)