Raw rises in viewership on the road to the Royal Rumble.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the January 18 episode of Raw averaged 1.854 million viewers, which is up from the 1.819 million viewers the January 11 episode drew.
In the ratings, this week's episode of Raw drew a 0.60 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is up from the 0.53 rating the January 11 episode drew.
This week, the show was up against the NBA, which kept Raw away from the top spot in the key demo.
Hour 1: 1.991 million viewers, 0.64 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 2: 1.875 million viewers, 0.61 in the 18-49 demo
Hour 3: 1.697 million viewers, 0.56 in the 18-49 demo
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw Videos (1/18) on YouTube
A disfigured Randy Orton sends fiery message to The Fiend (1.1 million views)
Asuka steps inside Alexa Bliss’ playground (944,000 views)
“Goldberg” and “Drew McIntyre” have a heated confrontation (717,000 views)
Ricochet vs. AJ Styles (347,000 views)