WWE Raw averages 1.64 million viewers, up from last week's 2021 low

Originally published at WWE Raw averages 1.64 million viewers, up from last week's 2021 low

Monday’s episode of WWE Raw saw the show rebound after hitting its lowest viewership of 2021 on Memorial Day last week.

The PW Torch site was the first to report that this week’s episode averaged 1,640,000 viewers and 0.48 in the 18-49 demographic on the USA Network. Overall viewership increased by 5.3 percent and the demo improved by 9 percent from last week. It was Raw’s best performance since May 17th but was still Raw’s third-lowest viewership of the year.

Raw started off with 1,667,000 viewers in the first hour and stayed relatively consistent averaging 1,651,000 in the second hour, and 1,602,000 in the final hour.

The Torch added that Raw did a 0.62 in the male 18-49 demographic and 0.41 in males 18-34. Both ratings were up from last week’s 0.57 and 0.34 respectively.

According to John Ourand at Sports Business Journal, Monday’s sports competition saw the Phoenix Suns vs. Denver Nuggets average 3,688,000 viewers on TNT. The Brooklyn Nets vs. Milwaukee Bucks game averaged 3,142,000 on the same network, and the New York Islanders vs. Boston Bruins averaged 1,447,000 viewers on NBC Sports Network.

POST Wrestling also has a breakdown of the Canadian viewership figures that saw WWE Raw going against Game 4 of the Montreal Canadiens vs. Winnipeg Jets, which did another mammoth figure in the country.