Coming off a pay-per-view, Monday Night Raw increased in the ratings despite heavy competition, getting a total of 1,822,000 viewers on average, up 155,000 viewers from the previous week.
The show started with a strong 1,956,000 viewers in the first hour, followed by 1,824,000 viewers in the second hour, before ending with 1,687,000 viewers. Raw lost 269,000 viewers from the first to the third hour.
The show was #4, #5, and #7 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic with 0.58, 0.54, and 0.52 respectively. Raw was #28 in overall viewership for the night on cable, a night which saw the NFL game getting 14 million viewers, the MNF kickoff show getting 6.8 million viewers, and the NHL Stanley Cup final delivering an additional 2.8 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)