WWE Raw Scores Over 2 Million Viewers For Post-SummerSlam Episode On 8/23/21

WWE Raw viewership is up after the first Saturday night SummerSlam.

Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics reports the August 23 episode of WWE Raw drew an average of 2.067 million viewers, up from last week's viewership of 1.857 million viewers.

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The demo number was way up as the show posted a 0.64 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, up from last week's number of a 0.55 rating in the same demographic.

Thurston also provided the following information on viewership:

Raw was more highly viewed than the most recent episodes of Dynamite and Raw in every demographic we have data for.

Viewer counts in thousands for this week's episode with difference versus the median of the last four weeks in parentheses:

P2+: 2067 (+14%)
P18-49: 826 (+28%)
M18-49: 540 (+24%)
F18-49: 287 (+30%)
P18-34: 291 (+35%)
M18-34: 170 (+25%)
F18-34: 120 (+37%)
P35-49: 536 (+23%)
M35-49: 369 (+21%)
F35-49: 167 (+27%)
non-P18-49: 1241 (+7%)

This week's episode saw the Fallout from SummerSlam. Randy Orton and Riddle are now officially the WWE Tag Team Champions, Bobby Lashley has some new foes in Damian Priest and Sheamus, Miz and Morrison are officially no more, and Elias now says he wants to be the best wrestler in WWE.

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (8/23) Videos on YouTube
- Randy Orton pummels Omos with a scooter leading to a Riddle win (1.1 million views)

- Riddle gifts Randy Orton a personalized scooter (629,000 views)

- Alexa Bliss introduces Lilly to Charlotte Flair (568,000 views)

- The Miz viciously attacks John Morrison (462,000 views)

- Damian Priest confronts WWE Champion Bobby Lashley (426,000 views)

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