After last week’s alarming 2.54 rating, Monday’s WWE RAW rebounded to a 2.78 (up 10%) for the 3-hour broadcast and averaged 4.07 million viewers (up 17% from last week). This was the best rating for RAW in 3 weeks and the most viewers in 4 weeks.
The first hour, featuring Vince McMahon and John Cena’s returns, drew 4.19 million viewers. Hour 2 had 4.067 and Hour 3 dropped just a bit to 4.065 million viewers.
RAW’s biggest competition on Monday night, ESPN’s presentation of NFL Monday Night Football, averaged 14.1 million viewers, which was down two million viewers from last week’s season-high.