WWE Raw Audience Up Without John Cena

This week's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw did an average viewing audience of 4,325,333 viewers on the USA Network. Below is how the show broke down by hour:

Hour one - 3,932,000 viewers
Hour two - 4,523,000 viewers
Hour three - 4,521,000 viewers

WWE should be happy they gained audience from hour one to hour two without a big drop off for the final hour. TV by the Numbers has data for all of the top 100 shows on cable on Monday at this link.

WWE Raw Viewership Archive

  • Splat

    I guess we know what is best for business.

  • Jason

    THIS………………………is just… sad

    • Bob’s Diner

      What is sad about it? Those are pretty good numbers, I thought

      • Jason

        the sad part is that there is proof that ratings go up when cena is gone, Cena is hated that much people literally tune out. That character is THAT stale, people dont want no part of it. so regardless of how much of his stuff he sells its telling WWE to change his whole gimmick pretty damn quick.

        • Bob’s Diner

          Ah cool – gotcha now.
          Agree with you. It is quite a telling sign when the show does numbers like this WITHOUT your champion. Those final two hours are the highest numbers they’ve seen in a while

        • Jay El Bee

          You’re acting as if there was huge jump in the numbers when really all it was was the post-PPV bump the WWE almost always gets. Compare it to the Raw after the MITB PPV where Cena won the WWE title and the numbers don’t look as impressive. Besides it’s not as if the WWE was advertising it as a Cena free show. Oh and another thing go look at the ratings after SummerSlam last year through HITC when Cena was out with an injury and tell me ratings go up when Cena is gone.

  • BigMike

    best for business is to keep Ambrose around and prominent, he is entertaining with his moves, his antics and his mic skills, I am glad they signed him and are giving him his chance, He was called a “wrestling prodigy” by the legendary Les Thatcher, his trainer. CIncinnati can grow some good talent: Pillman, AMbrose, Witmer, Rosie and Umaga also the Crist brothers… all trained here in Cincinnati as well as Abyss and many others… HWA was a great place for Indy wrestling and talent