6/20 Raw TV Ratings Report – big rebound post-MITB PPV

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor


WWE Raw got an expected TV Ratings bump the night after Money in the Bank with new WWE World champion Dean Ambrose.

WWE Raw TV Ratings Tracking

June 20: Monday’s Raw scored a 2.44 TV rating the night after Money in the Bank, rebounding 20 percent from last week’s historical low-point 2.03 rating.

Raw scored its highest rating since the second episode after WrestleMania when the April 11 Raw scored a 2.50 rating.

The big rebound can be seen in the key demographic, which improved to the highest ratings since the night after WrestleMania. Compared to last week’s dismal, year-low demos, Monday’s Raw improved by the following…

  • Adults 18-49 increased by 31%
  • Males 18-34 increased by 43%
  • Males 18-49 increased by 40%

WWE was losing the younger m18-34 demo in recent weeks, drawing three straight weeks of year-lows, including a sub-1.0 rating last week.

– Raw’s three hours averaged 3.467 million viewers, up 17 percent (about 500,000 viewers) from last week’s show.

The show was steady throughout with strong interest for immediate MITB fall-out, even more second hour viewers, and only a minimal drop-off in the third hour.

  • First Hour: 3.420 million viewers (most since post-Payback)
  • Second Hour: 3.562 million viewers (most since April 11)
  • Third Hour: 3.420 million viewers (most since April 11)

WWE placed the #1 contender match between Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns in the main event of the third hour, creating a strong hook to avoid the huge drop-off in the final hour that has been happening routinely lately. To then actually draw the same number of viewers in the third hour as the first hour is a success.

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