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WWE RAW Ratings: Show gets massive viewership (26/06/23)

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Despite the fierce competition posed by the deciding game of the College World Series on ESPN, WWE Raw managed to attain considerable viewership for its Money In The Bank Go-Home Show.

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Unyielding Amidst the Competition

In the previous week, the viewership for WWE Raw had returned to normal levels as the NBA and NHL playoff competition came to a conclusion’‹’‹.

However, this week saw a significant challenge with the final game of the College World Series stirring the competitive atmosphere.

Despite the intense rivalry, Raw had previously outperformed the college baseball championships, but the title-deciding game was a different ballgame’‹.

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WWE RAW: Impressive Viewership Statistics

According to reports from ShowbuzzDaily and Wrestlenomics, the June 26th episode of Raw had an average of 1,973,000 viewers overall across its three-hour airing.

Approximately 791,000 of these viewers were in the key demo most valued by advertisers, adults aged 18 to 49. This figure translated to a 0.61 rating in P18-49, which earned WWE’s flagship second place among ShowbuzzDaily’s rankings of the day’s cable originals.

The top spot was claimed by the College World Series, which scored a 0.85. Remarkably, these numbers for Raw and the baseball game outpaced everything that aired in broadcast prime time on Monday, with the highest being a 0.40 for Claim to Fame on ABC’‹’‹.

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Noteworthy Demographic Changes

Diving deeper into the numbers, the Wrestlenomics Patreon page provides a broader view of how Raw fared in various demographics compared to the median of the prior four weeks’ numbers.

The picture was overwhelmingly positive, with only upward trends noted. The most significant percentage change was observed among male viewers aged 12 to 34, with a 46 per cent increase over the median.

Female viewers aged 12 to 34 followed, jumping 26 per cent from the median. This was trailed by adults aged 18 to 34 at 23 per cent, women aged 18 to 49 at 19 per cent, adults aged 25 to 54 at 17 per cent, and total viewers at 15 per cent.

Adults aged 18 to 49 and men aged 18 to 49 trailed with 12 per cent gains over the median, all within Nielsen’s stated ten-per cent margin of error.

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