“Old School” Raw Delivers Strong Audience Against Stiff Competition

This week’s “Old School” episode of Monday Night Raw did an average viewing audience of 4,537,667 viewers on the USA Network. Below is how the hours broke down in terms of viewership:

  • Hour one – 4,723,000 viewers
  • Hour two – 4,463,000 viewers
  • Hour three – 4,427,000 viewers

The show ended up with a 3.23 cable rating.

While the show lost viewership as it progressed, it was up very stiff competition with the 2014 BCS National Championship game airing on ESPN. The game did an average viewing audience of 25,572,000 viewers.  Further, this was one of the most-watched episodes of Raw since the show after Wrestlemania 29 on April 8, 2013.

The top 100 cable shows for adults 18-49 for Monday night are broken down in their entirety at this link.

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  • Bob’s Diner

    Hot diggity! The big question is always just how much of that audience they can retain – you can draw the casual fans in, but if the product isn’t entertaining they will switch off again

    • Splash

      Well the football game did get really good in the third hour, I don’t blame people for switching

      • Bob’s Diner

        Third hour of Raw always does the worst. I hope what I wrote didn’t come across like I was saying fans were switching off due to the main event, because that isn’t what I was trying to say at all.

  • deAN

    The wwe ratings will be fine because there is no more nfl football until September 2014.

  • Tim

    College smollege. Wait til the NFL comes back. Wwe brought back the same drawn out legends. Some are still cool to see like Ron Simmons and the nao. But who cares about Ted dibiase or ric flair anymore or even irs. Who after seeing I noticed how much bray looks like him.