WWE Raw 8/19 Viewership Dips Against NFL Pre-Season Game, Braun Strowman A Hit On YouTube

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ShowBuzzDaily reports that Monday's episode of WWE Raw averaged 2,534,000 viewers. This number is down from last week's average of 2,729,000 viewers, which was the highest non-Reunion viewership number since WrestleMania 35. The Aug. 19 episode viewership number is still the third-best number since Apr. 15, trailing only the Raw Reunion (3,093,000 views) and last week.

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The show pulled an average rating of 0.81 in the 18 to 49 demographic, down from last week's 0.91 average. The three hours of Raw finished second, third, and fourth among cable originals. Pre-Season NFL action topped the night on cable with 3,011,000 viewers and an 0.89 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic.

Hourly Breakdown

Hour 1: 2.546 million viewers, 0.79 rating in 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 2.634 million viewers, 0.85 rating in 18-49 demographic

Hour 3: 2.422 million viewers, 0.79 rating in 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (8/20) Videos on YouTube

Gallows & Anderson vs. Seth Rollins & Braun Strowman (1.4 million views)

R-Truth spoils Elias' farewell musical performance (921,000 views)

AJ Styles vs. Braun Strowman (913,000 views)

The Fiend attacks Jerry Lawler (660,000 views)

Sasha Banks ambushes Natalya (616,000 views)

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