Viewership numbers for Raw's "season premiere" are in.

According to Showbuzz Daily, the September 30 episode of Raw averaged 2.569 million viewers, significantly up from the September 23 episode that averaged around 2.209 million viewers. The September 30 episode was the most-watched episode of Raw for the month.

In the 18-49 demographic, the show's ratings shot up across all three hours compared to the ratings the show drew in recent weeks. The three hours for the September 30 episode finished fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively on cable for the day. Raw had to compete against the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals NFL game, which averaged 10.467 million viewers.

Hourly Breakdown

Hour 1: 2.701 million viewers, 0.93 rating in 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 2.592 million viewers, 0.91 rating in 18-49 demographic

Hour 3: 2.416 million viewers, 0.84 rating in 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (9/16) Videos on YouTube

Lashley's shocking kiss to Lana leads to attack on Rollins (1.9 million views)

Brock Lesnar brutally attacks Rey Mysterio and his son (1.9 million views)

Team Hogan vs. Team Flair revealed for WWE Crown Jewel (865,000 views)

Mysterio's son stretchered out after Brock attack (639,000 views)

AJ Styles vs. Cedric Alexander (382,000 views)

If you missed anything from Raw, check out Fightful’s full report on the show and listen to the post-show podcast for a complete review of all the action.

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