Did the WWE World Heavyweight Title Tournament Boost Viewership for This Week’s Taped RAW?

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– Monday’s taped episode of WWE RAW from England, with the kickoff to the WWE World Heavyweight Title tournament and an unannounced appearance by The Undertaker, drew 3.173 million viewers. This is down from last week’s 3.248 million viewers. This is also the new lowest non-holiday viewership since RAW went to three hours.

For this week’s show, the first hour drew 3.480 million viewers, the second hour drew 3.177 million viewers and the final hour drew 2.863 million viewers.

RAW was #2 for the night in viewership behind the NFL on ESPN, which drew 11.438 million viewers. RAW was #4 for the night in the 18-49 demographic, behind the NFL, SportsCenter and Love & Hip-Hop.

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