Monday Night Raw managed to stay away from an all-time low record this week after facing the NFL Playoff game for the first time in history, with the show getting an average of 1,613,000 viewers.
Hour one started with 1,734,000 viewers before it dropped to 1,650,000 viewers in the second hour and then tanked to 1,456,000 viewers in the third hour. Raw lost 278,000 viewers along the way from start to finish thanks to the NFL game which aired on three stations – ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2. The game did a massive 23 million viewers.
Raw was #6, #8, and #9 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demo with 0.47, 0.43, and 0.40 ratings respectively for an average of 0.43. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)