Against the first Monday Night Football game of 2019, Raw struggled in the ratings.
Per Showbuzz Daily, the September 9 episode of Raw averaged 2,130,000 viewers across the three hours. The viewership numbers were a sharp drop from the September 2 episode of Raw that averaged 2,507,000 viewers, marking the fourth straight week Raw viewership went down.
The show went head to head against the majority of the Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints NFL game, which averaged 13,078,000 viewers, as well as the beginning of the Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos game, which averaged 10,619,000.
Hour 1: 2,362,000 viewers, 0.75 rating in 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 2,183,000 viewers, 0.70 rating in 18-49 demographic
Hour 3: 1,845,000 viewers, 0.63 rating in 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (9/2) Videos on YouTube
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin toasts AJ Styles with a Stunner after Raw (2.4 million views)
Rollins, Strowman, Alexander and Viking Raiders vs. The OC, Roode and Ziggler (1.1 million views)
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin moderates Universal Title match contract signing (1 million views)
Ricochet vs. Samoa Joe vs. Baron Corbin (507,000 views)