The WWE Raw 25 special which aired in January of this year drew the largest audience for Raw so far in 2018, pulling a staggering 4.53 million viewers.
This week’s edition of WWE Raw, which was the much anticipated “Raw After ‘Mania” episode featuring a number of big talent returns and debuts, averaged 3.921 million viewers according to ShowBuzz Daily. This week’s WWE Raw viewership was way up from last week’s 3.357 million viewership average for the final Raw before WrestleMania.
This week’s WWE Raw did not hit the massive high of the Raw 25 special, however it was the second highest number Raw has drawn in 2018. Below is the hourly breakdown for this week’s WWE Raw viewership.
-The first hour averaged 4.098 million viewers
-The second hour averaged 4.069 million viewers
-The final hour averaged 3.597 million viewers
This week’s WWE Raw, which also featured Ronda Rousey kicking off the show, Jeff Hardy returning in the main event, as well as Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt teaming up to defeat Titus Worldwide, ranked #1 in overall cable TV viewership for the night.
Below are some highlight videos from this week’s Raw:
Former ECW Champion Bobby Lashley steps back in a WWE ring with authority for the first time since 2008.
After defeating The Miz and Finn Bálor to win the Intercontinental Championship and become a Grand Slam Champions at WrestleMania, Seth “Freaking” Rollins returns to Monday Night Raw.
One night after WrestleMania, Samoa Joe pokes a stick at The Big Dog and challenges him to a showdown at WWE Backlash.