The gauntlet match supported higher rankings this week.
On Raw this week, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, John Cena, Finn Balor, Elias, The Miz, and Braun Strowman competed in a gauntlet match which lasted the first two hours of Raw. According to ShowBuzzDaily, Raw had an average of at least 3.5 million viewers during hour one and hour two. Rollins was in the match for an hour which stretched over those first two hours. The last hour dropped to an average of 2.8 million viewers which as high or higher then last two weeks of Raw.
Hour 1: 3,509,000 average with 1.22 million in the 18 to 49 demographic.
Hour 2: 3,518,000 average with 1.21 million in the 18 to 49 demographic.
Hour 3: 2,821,000 average with 1 million in the 18 to 49 demographic.
The three hours of Raw were the highest rated cable original shows on Monday. No other shows reached an average of 2 million viewers.
On YouTube, WWE released the different match ups from the gauntlet matches. Rollins versus Reigns has 1.3 million views. Rollins versus Cena has 1.6 million views. The Miz versus Braun Strowman has 1.6 million views.