WWE Raw Viewership For 5/3/21 Sees A Boost, Remains Below Two Million

Monday Night Raw viewership is in for the beginning of May 2021.

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According to Showbuzz Daily, the May 3 episode of Raw averaged 1.872 million viewers, which is up from last week's 1.774 million viewers.

This week, the build to WrestleMania Backlash continued and saw Braun Strowman take on WWE Champion, Bobby Lashley. Elsewhere, there were two Tag Team Championship matchups in which both the Raw Tag Team Champions and Women’s Tag Team Champions retained.

Also, this week would see more of Alexa Bliss with her friend Lilly, the further establishment of a new tag team featuring Randy Orton and Matt Riddle, and the reinstated Charlotte Flair added to the Women's Championship match at WrestleMania Backlash.

Monday Night Raw was the most-watched program in the coveted 18 to 49 demographic this week, picking up a 0.53 rating. This week, the second hour was the most viewed hour.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1: 1.891 million viewers, 0.54 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 2: 1.979 million viewers, 0.57 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 3: 1.746 million viewers, 0.47 in the 18-49 demo

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw Videos (5/3) on YouTube

Braun Strowman vs. Bobby Lashley (942,000 views)

R-K-Bro vs. Elias & Jaxson Ryker (516,000 views)

Charlotte Flair gets added to the Raw Women’s Title Match at WrestleMania Backlash(402,000 views)

The New Day vs. AJ Styles & Omos – Raw Tag Team Championship Match (401,000 views)

Eva Marie is coming soon to Raw (319,000 views)

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