The August 19th edition of Monday Night RAW featured the start of the revived King of the Ring tournament and an unannounced RAW Tag Team Championship match between the team of Braun Strowman and Seth Rollins vs the OC (Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson).
WWE also faced competition from the NFL as the pre-season schedule has officially kicked off and the league has officially started showing games on Monday night's again.
Monday Night RAW drew an average of 2.534 million viewers, down 7% from last week's 2.729 million viewers (the best viewership since RAW Reunion on July 22nd that drew 3.093 million viewers). An hourly breakdown of viewership can be found below:
Hour 1 - 2.546 Million Viewers
Hour 2 - 2.634 Million Viewers
Hour 3 - 2.422 Million Viewers