How was WWE RAW viewership without Monday Night Football?
Despite no competition from Monday Night Football, WWE RAW averaged 3.46 million viewers this week, a 5% decrease from last week's episode. Last week's show, which aired on Christmas week and featured a marquee NFL game between the Denver Broncos and the Cincinnati Bengals, averaged 3.631 million viewers.
There was some good news with this week's viewership, as there was growth in every hour, which has been very rare. The first hour averaged 3.174 million viewers, while the second drew 3.476 million. Viewership increased another 7% for the final hour, which averaged 3.726 million viewers.
The top rated show on cable on Monday night was college football on ESPN, which averaged 5.327 million viewers.
Source: TV By The Numbers