WWE RAW Viewership Up Going Into SummerSlam

Monday’s SummerSlam go-home edition of WWE RAW, featuring Dean Ambrose returning in the main event segment with Seth Rollins, WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre, drew 2.825 million viewers. This is up from last week’s 2.804 million viewers. This week’s show also featured appearances by Ronda Rousey and WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar for the final SummerSlam hype, plus a RAW Tag Team Title match advertised ahead of time.

For this week’s show, the first hour drew 2.849 million viewers (last week’s hour 1 – 2.830 million), the second hour drew 2.867 million viewers (last week’s hour 2 – 2.854 million) and the final hour drew 2.760 million viewers (last week’s hour 3 – 2.728 million).

RAW was #3 for the night in viewership on cable, behind Hannity and The Rachel Maddow Show, after a two-week run at #1. RAW was #1 in the 18-49 demographic.

Bachelor In Paradise drew 4.544 million viewers on broadcast TV in the 8pm hour while MOM drew 4.120 million viewers, American Ninja Warrior drew 5.077 million viewers, So You Think You Can Dance drew 2.585 million viewers and Penn &Teller drew 1.607 million viewers, all in the 8pm hour on broadcast TV.

Below is our 2018 RAW Viewership Tracker:

January 1st Episode: 2.865 million viewers
January 8th Episode: 2.766 million viewers
January 15th Episode: 3.250 million viewers
January 22nd Episode: 4.530 million viewers (RAW 25)
January 29th Episode: 3.395 million viewers (Post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 5th Episode: 3.055 million viewers
February 12th Episode: 3.105 million viewers
February 19th Episode: 3.282 million viewers
February 26th Episode: 3.180 million viewers (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
March 5th Episode: 3.099 million viewers
March 12th Episode: 3.352 million viewers
March 19th Episode: 3.327 million viewers
March 26th Episode: 3.366 million viewers
April 2nd Episode: 3.357 million viewers
April 9th Episode: 3.921 million viewers (post-WrestleMania 34 episode)
April 16th Episode: 3.622 million viewers (Superstar Shakeup episode)
April 23rd Episode: 3.104 million viewers
April 30th Episode: 3.066 million viewers
May 7th Episode: 2.689 million viewers (post-Backlash episode)
May 14th Episode: 2.741 million (taped show from London)
May 21st Episode: 2.668 million viewers
March 28th Episode: 2.494 million viewers
June 4th Episode: 2.525 million viewers
June 11th Episode: 2.730 million viewers
June 18th Episode: 2.903 million viewers (post-Money In the Bank episode)
June 25th Episode: 2.663 million viewers
July 2nd Episode: 2.707 million viewers
July 9th Episode: 2.470 million viewers
July 16th Episode: 2.866 million viewers (post-Extreme Rules episode)
July 23rd Episode: 2.779 million viewers
July 30th Episode: 2.901 million viewers
August 6th Episode: 2.804 million viewers
August 13th Episode: 2.825 million viewers
August 20th Episode:

2017 Total: 156.971 million viewers
2017 Average: 3.018 million viewers per episode