Raw Viewership Holds Steady Heading Into Rumble Weekend

Last night's episode of Monday Night RAW, the final show before the Royal Rumble PPV, which featured advertised appearances by Brock Lesnar and Bill Goldberg and a US Title Match between Roman Reigns and Chris Jericho, drew 3.292 million viewers, according to Show Buzz Daily. This is a slight increase from last episode's 3.271 million viewers.

The first hour drew 3.309 million viewers, the second hour 3.457 million viewers and the final hour drew 3.111 million viewers. All three hours stayed above 3 million, which has been a rarity in recent weeks.

RAW came in at #7 on cable for the night in viewership, behind six different Fox News shows: The O'Reilly Factor, Tucker Carlson Tonight, The First 100 Days, Hannity, Special Report and The Five. RAW managed to hit #2 in the highly coveted 18-49 demographic, behind Love & Hip-Hop.

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