WWE Raw 8/17 Viewership Down, Ratings Up Ahead Of SummerSlam

Raw's viewership went down on the go-home show for SummerSlam.

According to Showbuzz Daily, the August 17 episode of Raw averaged 1.643 million viewers, down from last week's 1.722 million viewers. This was the first time this month Raw averaged less than 1.7 million viewers.

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In the 18-49 demographic, the show averaged a 0.48 rating, which is up from last week's 0.47 rating. In the 18-34 demographic, Raw this week drew a 0.28 rating, up from last week's 0.21 rating in that same demographic and in the 50+ demographic, Raw averaged a 0.80 rating, down from last week's 0.85 rating.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1: 1.730 million viewers, 0.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 1.697 million viewers, 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 3: 1.502 million viewers, 0.44 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (8/17) Videos On YouTube:

Rey & Dominik Mysterio fight off Seth Rollins & Murphy (1.6 million views)

Randy Orton punts Shawn Michaels (900,000 views)

Zelina Vega revealed as poisoning (515,000 views)

Drew McIntyre rallies the Raw locker room (481,000 views)

Asuka & Shayna Baszler vs. Sasha Banks & Bayley (448,000 views)

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