WWE wanted a great turnout for a Batista returned and they got it on this past week's episode of WWE Raw. The show received an average viewing audience of 4,869,000. Below is the hourly breakdown:
- Hour 1 - 5,249,000 viewers
- Hour 2 - 4,995,000 viewers
- Hour 3 - 4,363,000 viewers
The bright side shows a huge turnout in the Batista's return as more than 5 million people watched, but almost 1,000,000 people changed the channel two hours later.
You can see how the competition stacked up against the show at this link.
The show ended up getting a 3.46 cable rating.