Monday Night Raw viewership is up after the draft this week.
Per a Wrestlenomics report, the October 4 episode of WWE Raw drew an average of 1.856 million viewers, up from last week's viewership of 1.709 million viewers.
The demo number also rose as the show posted a 0.52 rating (680,000 viewers) in the 18 to 49 demographic, up from last week's number of a 0.47 rating in the same demographic.
Thurston also shared the following viewership info:
The draft episode of Raw was up 9% from last week in total viewership and up 10% in the demo.
This week’s Raw was behind last week’s episode of Dynamite in M18-49 (Dynamite’s 437,000 to Raw’s 430,000), driven by Dynamite’s larger audience in M18-34 (Dynamite’s 113,000 to Raw’s 96,000). Raw led in M35-49: 334,000 to Dynamite’s 324,000.
M35-49 for this episode of Raw was the demo that grew the most compared to the last four weeks.
Viewership from the first to third hour, dropped by 12% overall and 11% in the demo.
Viewer counts in thousands for this week's episode with difference versus the median of the last four weeks in parentheses:
P2+: 1856 (+6%)
P18-49: 680 (+8%)
M18-49: 430 (+9%)
F18-49: 249 (+7%)
P18-34: 172 (-17%)
M18-34: 96 (-16%)
F18-34: 76 (-17%)
P35-49: 507 (+20%)
M35-49: 334 (+22%)
F35-49: 173 (+22%)
non-P18-49: 1176 (+4%)
*F12-34: 94 (-12%)
*M12-34: 110 (-21%)
*P25-54: 799 (+9%)
*P50+: 1111 (+8%)
*Estimated viewer counts converted from ratings reported by Showbuzz Daily.
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE Raw (10/4) Videos on YouTube
- Goldberg takes out The Hurt Business (984,000 views)
- RK-Bro set the trap for AJ Styles & Omos (505,000 views)
- Becky Lynch, Bianca Belair and Charlotte Flair have a heated exchange (444,000 views)
- Paul Heyman is questioned about Brock Lesnar’s free agent status(403,000 views)
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