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WWE NEWS: Raw TV ratings are in - how did the first Raw without football competition fare?

Jan 14, 2014 - 5:40:26 PM
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By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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WWE Raw on Monday, January 13 scored a 3.12 rating, down one-tenth of a rating from last week's 3.23 rating for "Old School" Raw.

Removing last week's show, it was the first time Raw surpassed the 3.0 mark since August before the start of the football and fall TV seasons.

- Raw averaged 4.403 million viewers, down three percent from last week's viewership for "Old School" Raw.

Hourly Break Down: 4.399 million viewers, jump to 4.598 million second hour viewers, and eight percent decline to 4.214 million third hour viewers.

The second hour was the most-watched second hour in nearly nine months dating back to April 22, 2013. Meanwhile, the third hour was down 250,000 viewers (six percent) from last week's third hour.

- On cable TV Monday night, Raw still ranked #2 despite no football competition for the first time since August. Raw trailed "Major Crimes" on TNT in overall viewers, but ranked #1 in key male demographics.

Despite the overall rating declining from last week, Raw saw a significant increase in males 18-34 and teen male viewers.

- One year ago this week, the first post-football Raw on Jan. 14, 2013 scored a 3.24 rating and the demos were up one-tenth of a rating compared to the 2014 edition.


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