WWE Raw 5/4 Viewership Drops To Below 1.7 Million Viewers

The ongoing downward spiral for Raw's viewership continues as it draws the lowest number this year.

According to numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the May 4 episode of Raw averaged 1.686 million viewers, down from last week's 1.817 million viewers, which was already the least-watched episode of Raw this year. This is the fifth time this year an episode of Raw failed to average two million viewers and the fourth straight week a single hour failed to draw more than two million viewers.

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In the 18-49 demographic, this week's episode of Raw averaged a 0.45 rating, lower than last week's 0.50 rating. All three hours of Raw this week landed in the top six among original cable telecasts in the 18-49 demographic, with the first two hours being No. 3 and 4, respectively.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1: 1.807 million viewers, 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 1.691 million viewers, 0.46 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 3: 1.560 million viewers, 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (5/4) Videos On YouTube:

Drew McIntyre vs. Murphy (588,000 views)

AJ Styles returns in Last Chance Gauntlet Match (397,000 views)

Liv Morgan vs. Charlotte Flair (323,000 views)

Asuka & Baszler eject Jax from MVP's "VIP Lounge" (251,000 views)

Take a look at WWE Global Headquarters ahead of Money In The Bank (241,000 views)

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