This is up 11.31% from last week’s 1.857 million viewers for the SummerSlam go-home episode.
For this week’s show, the first hour drew 2.152 million viewers (last week’s hour 1 – 1.912 million), the second hour drew 2.094 million viewers (last week’s hour 2 – 1.864 million) and the final hour drew 1.956 million viewers (last week’s hour 3 – 1.796 million).
RAW drew a 0.64 rating in the 18-49 key demographic this week. This is up 16.36% from last week’s 0.55 key demo rating. That 0.64 rating represents 826,000 viewers in the 18-49 range, which is up 15.85% from the 713,000 18-49 viewers that last week’s 0.55 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.
RAW ranked #9 for the night in viewership on cable, behind Tucker Carlson Tonight, the NFL Pre-season game, Hannity, The Five, The Ingraham Angle, Special Report with Brett Baier, FOX News Primetime, and Rachel Maddow Show. This is up from last week’s #15 ranking for the night in viewership.
RAW ranked #2 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with the 0.64 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is down from last week’s #1 spot. The NFL Pre-season game between Jacksonville and New Orleans topped the night on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.99 key demo rating, also drawing 3.366 million viewers. Tucker Carlson Tonight on FOX News topped the night on cable in viewership with 3.697 million viewers, ranking #4 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 key demo.
This week’s post-SummerSlam RAW drew the best viewership since the Legends Night episode on January 4. This was the first time RAW drew more than 2 million viewers since the post-WrestleMania 37 episode on April 12, which drew 2.026 million viewers. The 18-49 key demo rating was the best since the post-WrestleMania episode, and was the third-best key demo rating for RAW this year. This week’s viewership was up 11.31% from last week, while the 18-49 key demo rating was up 16.36% from last week.
Monday’s RAW viewership was up 2% from the same week in 2020, while the 18-49 key demo rating was down 4.5% from the same week in 2020. It should be noted that the episode from the same week last year featured the debut of the Thunderdome. The Thunderdome debut episode saw the audience increase 23% from the week prior, while the 18-49 demo rating increased 40% from the prior week.
Monday’s post-SummerSlam RAW from the Pechanga Arena in San Diego had just a few happenings advertised ahead of time – – Logan Paul’s return for a Moist TV segment with John Morrison, Nikki A.S.H. and Rhea Ripley vs. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler, plus a championship celebration for RAW Tag Team Champions Riddle and Randy Orton. The main event saw Riddle defeat AJ Styles.