Monday’s live WWE RAW drew an average of 1.821 million viewers, which is up .04% from last week’s 1.814 million viewers.
RAW drew a 0.51 rating in the 18-49 key demographic this week. This is up 4.1% from last week’s 0.49 key demo rating. That 0.51 rating represents 657,000 viewers in the 18-49 range, which is up 3.46% from the 635,000 18-49 viewers that last week’s 0.49 key demo rating represented.
Monday’s RAW drew the second-best audience for the show since May 17, with the July 19 episode being the best. That was the episode that marked the return to live crowds. This week’s RAW drew the second-best key demo rating since May 10, trailing the July 19 episode. The Olympics averaged 12.7 million viewers from 8-10pm ET last night. Viewership was up 0.4% from the previous week, while the key demo rating was up 4.1% from last week.
Despite going up against the Olympics, Monday’s RAW viewership was up 6.2% from the same week in 2020, while the 18-49 key demo rating was eve with the same week in 2020.
Monday’s RAW from the Allstate Arena in Chicago featured just two happenings advertised ahead of time – WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg returning to address WWE Champion Bobby Lashley, which was the opening segment, and Charlotte Flair vs. RAW Women’s Champion Nikki A.S.H. in the non-title No Holds Barred main event.