March 26 episode of Monday Night RAW witnessed a viewership of 3.366 million, a significant rise of 1.17% from last week’s 3.327 million. WWE’s attempts to hype up WrestleMania 34 ahead of the big event continue to fetch steady results as this week’s episode turned out to be the third best show in terms of viewership with RAW 25 and post-Royal Rumble edition of RAW taking the lead. Despite the drastic fall in viewership after the second hour, hour three still managed to hit the 3 million viewers’ mark, which has been the case for a few times in recent months. The second hour turned out to be the most watched hour of the show for the second week in a row.
Viewership Per Hour Comparison:
|Hours||March 19, 2018||March 26, 2018|
|8 P.M. : First Hour||3.434 million||3.403 million|
|9 P.M. : Second hour||3.472 million||3.547 million|
|10 P.M. : Third Hour||3.076 million||3.150 million|
RAW has been rated as the highest rated show on cable for the third week in a row and also occupied the #1 spot for the night in the 18-49 demographic for a straight eighth week.
RAW Viewership so far in 2018 according to ShowBuzz Daily:
January 1: 2.865 million viewers
January 8: 2.766 million viewers
January 15: 3.25 million viewers
January 22: 4.53 million viewers (RAW 25)
January 29: 3.395 million viewers (Post-Royal Rumble)
February 5: 3.055 million viewers
February 12: 3.105 million viewers
February 19: 3.282 million viewers
February 26: 3.18 million viewers
March 5: 3.099 million viewers
March 12: 3.352 million viewers
March 19: 3.327 million viewers
March 26: 3.366 million viewers
2017 Total Viewership: 156.971 million viewers
2017 Average Viewership: 3.018 million viewers per episode
Noteworthy mention: January 29, 2018 holds the best Monday Night RAW viewership post-Royal Rumble (3.395 million viewers).