WWE Raw 4/22 Viewership Sees Big Drop In Second Hour; Posts Second Lowest Number Of 2019

Big drop in second hour of Raw.

ShowBuzzDaily reports that the Apr. 22 episode of WWE Raw averaged 2,374,000 viewers across the three hours. This number is down from last week's average of 2,665,000 viewers and the second lowest viewership number of the year. Only the Jan. 7 show, which averaged 2,324,000 viewers posted a lower number.

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As you can see in the hourly breakdown below, a big drop in the second hour contributed to the lower viewership.

The show averaged a 0.81 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, down from last week's 0.90 rating and once again the second lowest number of the year.

The three hours of Raw finished third, fourth, and fifth among cable originals, losing out to the two NBA playoff games on TNT.

Hourly breakdown

Hour 1: 2.680 million viewers, .90 rating in 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 2.296 million viewers, .79 rating in 18-49 demographic

Hour 3: 2.146 million viewers, .75 rating in 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (4/22/19) Videos on YouTube

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Welcome to Bray Wyatt's "Firefly Fun House" (1.1 million views)

AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin (713,000 views)

The Miz vs. Baron Corbin vs. Drew McIntyre (702,000 views)

AJ Styles vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Samoa Joe (619,000 views)

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