Raw's viewership went down once again as the road to Backlash continues.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the June 1 episode of Raw averaged just 1.728 million viewers, down from last week's 1.735 million viewers and down from the 1.757 million viewers the May 18 episode drew. This is the third straight week Raw's viewership went down.
In the 18-49 demographic, Raw this week averaged a 0.49 rating, just slightly down from last week's 0.50 rating and down from the 0.51 rating the May 18 episode drew. In a rare instance, all three hours of Raw this week failed to land in the top 10 among original cable telecasts in the 18-49 demographic. The first hour finished 12th while the second hour was 13th and the third hour was 17th on cable for the day.
Hour 1: 1.810 million viewers, 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 1.803 million viewers, 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 3: 1.571 million viewers, 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (6/1) Videos On YouTube:
Drew McIntyre vs. MVP (533,000 views)
Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair (397,000 views)
Aleister Black vs. Seth Rollins (352,000 views)
Seth Rollins hosts Rey Mysterio's retirement ceremony (287,000 views)
If you missed anything for WWE 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.