Although viewership for this week's "Straight Up Steve Austin" was slightly up from the week before, it still fell below one million viewers.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the September 16 episode averaged 879,000 viewers, slightly up from the 841,000 viewers the September 9 episode drew. Despite this improvement, the viewership was more than 200,000 viewers down from the September 2 episode, which saw Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch be Steve Austin's guest.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show drew a 0.31 rating which was 16th on cable for the day. The guest for the September 16 episode of "Straight Up Steve Austin" was country singer Trace Adkins.
The show will have its season finale on September 17 with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. serving as Austin's guest.