-- Last night's 4/22 WWE RAW drew an average audience of 4.40 million viewers. The first hour drew 4.19 million viewers, the second hour drew 4.36 million viewers and the third hour drew 4.65 million viewers.
This is up from last week's show that drew 4.14 million viewers.
The final rating will be out shortly.
-- The 4/15 WWE RAW remained among the top 25 shows on cable for the week ending 4/21/13 despite all three hours of the show taking a noticeable dip among the rankings. The show came in at No. 15 (hour two with 4.23 million viewers), No. 17 (hour one with 4.18 million viewers) and No. 21 (hour three with 4.02 million viewers).
The show drew a 3.08 cable rating with an average audience of 4.14 million viewers and was the most watched show on cable that Monday night.
-- UFC on FOX 7 from April 20 posted a 2.2/4 average household rating/share, and averaged 3.7 million viewers according to Nielsen Media Research. The event was a +47% increase compared to another UFC event during a similar period with UFC on FOX 3 on May 5, 2012 which did a 1.5/3 rating/share with an average of 2.4 million viewers. Overall, the event out-rated the combined averages of ABC, CBS and NBC among Men 18-34 (2.2 vs. 1.0), Men 18-49 (2.7 vs. 1.6) and Men 25-54 (2.8 vs. 2.2).
Viewership peaked for the title bout between Ben Henderson and Gilbert Melendez with a 2.7/5 household rating/share and 4.7 million viewers. The fight posted a 2.7 rating in Men 18-34 and a 3.3 in Men 18-49. This puts the UFC broadcast as the second highest rated show in two two key demos for the week for broadcast networks in prime time.
With two events this year, UFC on FOX has averaged a 2.3/4 household rating/share with 4.0 million viewers. This would be a +10% increase in households and a +11% increase in the average audience over the two-event average from this time in 2012. UFC on FOX 6 in January did a 2.4/4 average household rating/share with an average of 4.2 million viewers.
The next UFC on FOX event will be broadcast on Saturday, July 27 at 8PM ET and will be held at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington.