Last night's episode of WWE RAW scored a 3.68 (3.7) cable rating, with 5.02 million viewers. Those numbers are up 21% and 16%, respectively, from the 3.04 and 4.3 million viewers the week before. It is the first time that RAW has topped five million viewers since the 1,000th RAW and before that, the night after WrestleMania 28. The first hour drew 4.86 million viewers, the second hour drew 5.27 million viewers and the third hour drew 4.93 million viewers.
The show ranked #1 among cable TV shows for the night, both in overall viewers and in the key male demographics. The key demos were up huge, both of them up 0.6 from last week.
The 1/21 edition of WWE RAW came in at No. 4 (hour two with 4.41 million viewers), No. 5 (hour one with 4.37 million viewers) and No. 9 (hour three with 4.16 million viewers) for the week ending 1/27/13 among cable's top 25 shows for last week. The show drew an average audience of 4.31 million viewers, down from the prior week that drew 4.55 million viewers.