Without the NBA playoffs in the way and coming off of Extreme Rules, WWE RAW surged in the ratings to its best numbers in almost two months. As noted earlier here on eWn, Monday night’s RAW broadcast brought in a 1.04 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic, with 2.994 million viewers. Those numbers are up 20% and 15% from last week’s 0.86 demo rating, with 2.613 million viewers. The demo rating was the highest since the April 17th episode brought in a 1.19, while the viewership was the best since 3.007 million tuned in on April 24th.
WWE Monday Night RAW ranked #2 among cable originals for the night, behind only Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta on VH-1 (1.33 demo rating, 2.673 million viewers). The hourly numbers were:
8 PM: 1.07 demo rating (3.113 million viewers)
9 PM: 1.08 demo rating (3.110 million viewers)
10 PM: 0.96 demo rating (2.758 million viewers)