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WWE NEWS: Raw TV Ratings Report for Monday's taped show

Jul 30, 2013 - 5:05:16 PM
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By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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The pre-taped WWE Raw on Monday, July 29 scored a 2.87 rating, down from a 2.94 rating last week, which was down from a 3.04 rating after Money in the Bank.

- Raw averaged 3.768 million viewers, down six percent from last week's show. It was the fewest viewers in two months dating back to June 3.

Hourly Break Down: 3.662 million first hour viewers (fewest since June 3), increase to 3.896 million second hour viewers, and decline to 3.746 million third hour viewers (fewest third hour viewers of the year).

- Raw was hit hard in the key male demos, dropping two-tenths to three-tenths of a rating to July lows. As has become typical for the Three-Hour Raw audience make-up, the adult male demos scored highest in the third hour.

On cable TV Monday night, Raw slipped to #4 in overall viewers, but ranked #1 in the key male demos.

Caldwell's Analysis: Taped Raws just lack a certain intangible that draws people to the show, plus Raw was right in-between two PPVs, so if the rating remains low these next two weeks leading into Summerslam, then WWE should be concerned.


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