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Whether it was John Cena’s big Raw TV return, A.J. Styles’s big heel turn on Cena, some questionable segments, or a combination of factors, Monday’s Memorial Day edition of Raw produced the most social media activity since WrestleMania.
WWE Raw Social Media Tracking
May 30: Raw returned to the #1 spot among series & specials in Nielsen’s Twitter TV Ratings, topping “The Bachelerotte” and “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.”
If compared to one-off sports programming, Raw ranked #3. Game 7 of the NBA Playoffs’s Western Conference Finals drew a huge audience and Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals narrowly edged out Raw.
– Raw produced 198,000 tweets, up 29 percent from last week. It was the highest Twitter volume since the post-WrestleMania Raw episode.
The total number of unique authors was 43,000, up 34 percent from last week. It was also the most since post-WM32 Raw.
– Raw’s metrics of 198,000 tweets and 43,000 uniques was nearly the exact average of the First Quarter – 194,769 avg. tweets and 43,692 avg. uniques per show from January to March.