Just one week after getting back to averaging a million viewers, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin's show got its lowest viewership since it premiered.
According to Showbuzz Daily, "Straight Up Steve Austin" averaged 841,000 viewers and a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic, down from the 1,097,000 viewers and 0.44 rating the September 2 episode drew. The September 9 episode featured comedian Gabriel Iglesias as Austin's guest while the September 2 episode featured Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch. Similar to the September 2 show, the September 9 show was 14th on cable in the 18-49 demographic.
Through five episodes, the show, which airs on the USA Network immediately after Monday Night Raw goes off the air, has averaged roughly 1,042,000 viewers per episode.
— USA Network (@USA_Network) September 10, 2019
"Straight Up Steve Austin" had to compete head-to-head with the Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos NFL game, which averaged a little more than 10 million viewers on ESPN. Raw also had to compete against the NFL and saw its viewership go down significantly as a result. Viewership numbers for the September 9 episode of Raw can be viewed here.