This week’s Monday Night Raw drew an average of 2.684 million viewers. This is slightly down from last week’s 2.69 million.
As for Smackdown, this week’s average was 2.292 million viewers. This is a drop from 2.658 million last week.
RAW was #6 on cable overall, coming in behind NFL Monday Night Football, Major Crimes, Special Report with Brett Baier, The O’Reilly Factor and The Five. It was also #4 in the ages 18-49 demographic. The NFL is a proven bane to the Raw ratings on Monday nights, as it drew more than 12 million viewers this week.
SmackDown was #6 overall as well, trailing If Loving You Is Wrong, The Kelly File, The O’Reilly Factor, The Five and Special Report with Bret Baier. However, it managed to be #1 in the ages 18-49 demographic. This is the second week running that Smackdown has earned that demographic’s top spot in the ratings.