Big returns led to a big rating for Monday's episode of Raw.
ShowBuzzDaily reports that the Feb. 25 episode of Raw averaged 2,922,000 viewers, up from last week's 2,771,000 viewers. This marks a new viewership high for 2019. Raw was highlighted by the return of Roman Reigns, who announced his leukemia is in remission, and the 70th birthday of Ric Flair, who was attacked by a returning Batista.
The show averaged a 1.01 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, another high for 2019. The three hours of Raw finished in the top three spots among cable originals.
Hour 1: 3.167 million viewers, 1.09 rating in 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 2.952 million viewers, 1.04 rating in 18-49 demographic
Hour 3: 2.648 million viewers, .92 rating in 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (2/25/19) Videos on YouTube
Batista attacks Ric Flair, sends a message to Triple H (3.7 million views)
Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins save Dean Ambrose (3.7 million views)
Roman Reigns announces he is in remission (2 million views)
Roman Reigns returns to WWE (1.6 million views)
What happened after Raw went off the air (1.2 million views)