"New Era" Of WWE Raw Off To Good Start; Big Audience Increase

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This week’s post-Battleground episode of Monday Night Raw garnered an average viewing audience of 3,338,667 viewers on the USA Network. That’s up an average of +205,334 viewers from the week prior and a victory for the “new era.” Below is how the show did each hour:

Hour one - 3,412,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,350,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,254,000 viewers
Average - 3,338,667 viewers

Raw was not without competition as the 2016 Democratic National Convention did 6,292,000 viewers on CNN, 3,720,000 viewers on MSNBC and 3,488,000 viewers on Fox News Channel. This doesn’t doesn’t include the networks, which were also showing the event.

2016 WWE Raw Viewership Archive

January 4, 2016
Hour one - 3,707,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,516,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,503,000 viewers
Average - 3,575,333 viewers

January 11, 2016
Hour one - 3,536,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,206,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,228,000 viewers
Average - 3,323,333 viewers

January 18, 2016 (Martin Luther King Day)
Hour one - 3,775,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,591,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,123,000 viewers
Average - 3,496,333 viewers

January 25, 2016
Hour one - 4,140,000 viewers
Hour two - 4,183,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,972,000 viewers
Average - 4,098,333 viewers

February 1, 2016
Hour one - 3,592,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,464,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,094,000 viewers
Average - 3,383,333 viewers

February 8, 2016
Hour one - 3,907,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,905,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,368,000 viewers
Average - 3,726,667 viewers

February 15, 2016
Hour one - 3,661,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,537,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,233,000 viewers
Average - 3,460,333 viewers

February 22, 2016
Hour one - 4,201,000 viewers
Hour two - 4,055,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,396,000 viewers
Average - 3,884,000 viewers

February 29, 2016
Hour one - 3,961,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,660,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,551,000 viewers
Average - 3,724,000 viewers

March 7, 2016
Hour one - 3,760,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,614,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,279,000 viewers
Average - 3,551,000 viewers

March 14, 2016
Hour one - 3,471,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,392,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,510,000 viewers
Average - 3,457,667 viewers

March 21, 2016
Hour one - 3,466,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,416,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,317,000 viewers
Average - 3,399,667 viewers

March 28, 2016
Hour one - 3,820,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,850,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,640,000 viewers
Average - 3,770,000 viewers

April 4, 2016
Hour one – 4,287,000 viewers
Hour two – 4,178,000 viewers
Hour three – 3,816,000 viewers
Average – 4,093,667 viewers

April 11, 2016
Hour one - 3,474,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,687,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,427,000 viewers
Average - 3,529,333 viewers

April 18, 2016
Hour one - 3,541,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,486,000 viewers
Hour three - 2,980,000 viewers
Average - 3,335,667 viewers

April 25, 2016
Hour one - 3,263,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,184,000 viewers
Hour three - 2,938,000 viewers
Average - 3,128,333 viewers

May 2, 2016
Hour one - 3,458,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,457,000 viewers
Hour three 3,383,000 viewers
Average - 3,432,667 viewers

May 9, 2016
Hour one - 3,345,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,356,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,013,000 viewers
Average - 3,238,000 viewers

May 16, 2016
Hour one - 3,376,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,302,000 viewers
Hour three - 2,894,000 viewers
Average - 3,190,667 viewers

May 23, 2016
Hour one - 3,359,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,332,000 viewers
Hour three 3,115,000 viewers
Average - 3,268,667 viewers

May 30, 2016 (Memorial Day)
Hour one - 3,282,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,324,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,081,000 viewers
Average - 3,229,000 viewers

June 6, 2016
Hour one - 3,371,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,490,000 viewers
Hour three - 2,903,000 viewers

June 13, 2016
Hour one - 3,043,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,190,000 viewers
Hour three - 2,759,000 viewers
Average - 2,970,000 viewers

June 20, 2016
Hour one - 3,420,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,562,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,420,000 viewers
Average - 3,467,333 viewers

June 27, 2016
Hour one - 3,096,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,173,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,011,000 viewers
Average - 3,093,333 viewers

July 4, 2016 (Independence Day)
Hour one - 2,663,000 viewers
Hour two - 2,668,000 viewers
Hour three - 2,643,000 viewers
Average - 2,658,000 viewers

July 11, 2016
Hour one - 3,042,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,239,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,231,000 viewers
Average - 3,170,667 viewers

July 18, 2016
Hour one - 3,204,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,236,000 viewers
Hour three - 2,960,000 viewers
Average - 3,133,333 viewers

July 25, 2016 (The New Era Begins)
Hour one - 3,412,000 viewers
Hour two - 3,350,000 viewers
Hour three - 3,254,000 viewers
Average - 3,338,667 viewers

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