This week’s edition of WWE Raw, which was the third night of a four night run in Philadelphia, featured all the Raw fallout from Sunday night’s WWE Royal Rumble PPV.
The show also featured three major singles matches when The Miz defended the IC Title against Roman Reigns, Sasha Banks faced Asuka, and John Cena faced off against Finn Balor in an Elimination Chamber qualifying match.
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According to ShowBuzz Daily, this week’s WWE Raw averaged 3.395 million viewers, which is a massive drop from the 4.530 million viewers who tuned in for WWE Raw 25 last week. The Raw 25 episode, which was simulcast from Brooklyn and Manhattan, NYC, was one of the most watched episodes of Raw in years, and featured appearances by legendary names such as Steve Austin, The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, DX, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman, Trish Stratus, and many more.
Below is the hourly breakdown for this week’s WWE Raw viewership:
-The first hour averaged 3.662 million viewers
-The second hour averaged 3.461 million viewers
-The third hour averaged 3.061 million viewers
This week’s WWE Raw ranked #2 in overall cable TV viewership for the night.