WWE Raw Viewership, Ratings Rise For SummerSlam Go-Home Episode On 8/16/21

WWE Raw viewership rises on the final Monday Night Raw before SummerSlam 2021.

ShowBuzz Daily reports the August 16 episode of WWE Raw drew an average of 1.857 million viewers, up from last week's viewership of 1.790 million viewers.

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The demo number was way up as the show posted a 0.55 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, up from last week's number of a 0.49 rating in the same demographic.

This week's episode finalized the hype on the Monday Night Raw side of things for WWE SummerSlam. Goldberg appeared and delivered one final warning to Bobby Lashley regarding involving his family in business matters. Randy Orton and Riddle officially made up and will be challenging for the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship at this Saturday's event, and Alexa Bliss will officially face Eva Marie on Saturday as well.

Hourly Breakdown
Hour 1: 1.912 million viewers, 0.55 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 2: 1.864 million viewers, 0.55 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 3: 1.796 million viewers, 0.55 in the 18-49 demo

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (8/16) Videos on YouTube
- Goldberg hits Bobby Lashley with a massive Spear (956,000 views)

- Randy Orton agrees to reunite RK-Bro after battling Omos (950,000 views)

- Nikki A.S.H. and Rhea Ripley launch attack on Charlotte Flair (386,000 views)

- Damian Priest vs. The Miz (366,000 views)

- Riddle asks Randy Orton for an RK-Bro reunion (346,000 views)

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