Legends Night helps WWE get back over 2 million on Monday Night.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the January 4 episode of Raw averaged 2.128 million viewers, which is up from the 1.769 million viewers the December 28 episode drew.
The talking point for this week's episode was “Legends Night.” Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Sergeant Slaughter, and more were all sprinkled throughout the episode including on the stage as they watched the headlining WWE title bout between Drew McIntyre and Keith Lee. After McIntyre retained, he was immediately confronted by Bill Goldberg who challenged him to a WWE Championship opportunity at the Royal Rumble.
In the ratings, this week's episode of Raw drew a 0.68 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is up from the 0.52 rating the December 28 episode drew.
This week, the show did not have to go up against a football game which saw it become the number one television program in the demographic for the week.
Hour 1: 2.197 million viewers, 0.70 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 2: 2.150 million viewers, 0.66 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 3: 2.036 million viewers, 0.68in the 18-49 demo
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Goldberg challenges Drew McIntyre to Royal Rumble showdown: (1.7 million viewers)
Drew McIntyre vs. Keith Lee – WWE Championship Match (1.3 million viewers)
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Randy Orton taunts Mark Henry (607,000 views)
Randy Orton threatens Ric Flair (493,000 views)