Viewership for this week's Raw has gone down one week before the show's "season premiere."
According to Showbuzz Daily, the September 23 episode of Raw averaged around 2,209 million viewers. That number is down from the September 16 episode of Raw which averaged approximately 2.271 million viewers, which is an improvement from the 2.130 million viewers the September 9 episode averaged across the three hours.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show's first two hours had a 0.76 and 0.71 rating but the third hour drew a 0.65 rating. The show's three hours drew the fifth, sixth and seventh highest ratings on cable in the 18-49 demo for the day. Raw had to compete against the Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins NFL game, which averaged 10.327 million viewers.
Hour 1: 2.372 million viewers, 0.76 rating in 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 2.213 million viewers, 0.71 rating in 18-49 demographic
Hour 3: 2.044 million viewers, 0.65 rating in 18-49 demographic
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