This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw drew an average of 1,689,000 viewers, down 36,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. The show went up against the debut of Monday Night Football on ESPN which did over 18 million viewers for the two games and the season premiere of Dancing With The Stars on ABC which pulled in an additional 8 million viewers.
Hour one started with 1,812,000, followed by 1,734,000 in the second hour, and then dropping to 1,521,000 for the third and final hour. The show dropped nearly 300,000 viewers from hour one to hour three.
Raw was #5, #6, and #8 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic with 0.52, 0.52, and 0.45 ratings for each hour. It was #25 in overall viewership for the night on cable. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)