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WWE RAW Ratings: Viewership CONFIRMED for 18/12/23

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The world of professional wrestling, particularly WWE RAW, continues to captivate audiences globally. As 2023 draws to a close, the latest viewership figures for WWE RAW’s episode on December 18th indicate a noteworthy trend in its audience engagement.

According to data from Wrestlenomics, the December 18th episode of WWE RAW attracted 1.562 million viewers. This figure represents a slight increase from the previous week’s viewership. The episode also scored a .47 rating in the coveted 18 to 49 demographic, a marginal uptick from the previous week’s .46.

WWE RAW Ratings: Comparison with Previous Weeks

To put these numbers into perspective, it’s essential to look at the viewership trends over the past few weeks. The December 11th broadcast drew 1,466,000 viewers with a .46 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic.

Going further back, the December 4th episode recorded 1.533 million viewers and a 0.49 rating in the same age group.

Interestingly, the November 27th episode saw a higher viewership of 1,884,000 and a .65 rating, indicating fluctuating audience numbers in recent weeks.

WWE RAW Ratings: The Content of the December 18th Episode

The December 18th episode, which lacked the presence of CM Punk, still managed to draw viewers with its holiday-themed content.

The show opened with the Miracle on 34th Street Fight, where R-Truth triumphed over JD McDonagh. This episode also laid the groundwork for an intriguing Judgment Day storyline, potentially stretching into 2024.

Competition from Other Broadcasts

It’s worth noting that WWE RAW faced stiff competition from other major broadcasts.

For instance, the Eagles vs Chiefs game on Monday Night Football, which aired on the same night, was the most-watched Monday Night Football regular season game in 27 years, drawing a massive 28.96 million viewers across various channels.


  • What was the viewership for WWE RAW on December 18th, 2023?
    • The episode attracted 1.562 million viewers.
  • How did this viewership compare to the previous week?
    • There was a slight increase from the previous week’s viewership of 1.466 million.
  • What demographic is RAW performing well in?
    • RAW is performing well in the 18 to 49 demographic.
  • Did any special events occur in the December 18th episode?
    • The episode featured a holiday theme, including the Miracle on 34th Street Fight.
  • What challenges is WWE RAW facing in terms of viewership?
    • WWE RAW faces competition from other major broadcasts, such as Monday Night Football.
  • What are the expectations for WWE RAW in 2024?
    • There is anticipation around new storylines and how the brand will evolve to maintain and grow its viewership.
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