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WWE NEWS: Raw TV ratings - full details on WWE's big audience for post-Royal Rumble Raw

Jan 29, 2013 - 5:09:30 PM
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Update: WWE and USA Network issued a rare TV ratings press release on Raw ratings. The press release highlights Raw's best performance since Raw 1,000 in July 2012, Raw outdrawing every show on television in key male demos except for "The Following" on Fox, and USA being the #1 network on cable TV Monday night.

Raw TV ratings Report

WWE Raw on Monday, January 28 scored a 3.68 rating the night after the Royal Rumble PPV, where The Rock captured the WWE Title and John Cena won the Rumble.

The rating was up 21 percent from last week's Rumble lead-in episode (3.04 rating). Other than Raw 1,000 in July 2012, this was the highest Raw rating since the night after WrestleMania 27 in 2011.

Raw drew huge numbers in the key demos of males 18-34 and males 18-49, up six-tenths of a rating compared to last week. Both were the highest since Raw 1,000.

TV Viewership Break Down

- Three-Hour Average: 5.019 million viewers, up 700,000 viewers (16 percent) from the Rumble lead-in.

This was the most total viewers since Raw 1,000. Outside of Raw 1,000, it was the first time Raw topped five million viewers since the night after WrestleMania 28 on April 2, 2012.

- Hourly Break Down: 4.863 million first hour viewers (up 500,000 vs. last week), 5.267 million second hour viewers (up 800,000 vs. last week), and 4.927 million third hour viewers (up 800,000 vs. last week).

- Raw declined in viewership from the second to third hour for the third consecutive week and 26th time out of 28 weeks during the three-hour Raw era.

- Raw ranked #1 on cable TV and in the key male demos. However, the 10:00 p.m. hour trailed "Pawn Stars" on History Channel, which outdrew Raw's third hour.

- The individual hours were the most-watched in their timeslot during the current three-hour Raw era (other than Raw 1,000).

- Outside of Raw 1,000, the second hour (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) was the most-watched hour of Raw since the same hour the night after last year's Royal Rumble.

- Last year's post-Raw Rumble averaged 5.22 million viewers for a two-hour show. January 30, 2012 Break Down: 5.31 million first hour viewers, 5.12 million second hour viewers.


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