WWE Monday Night Raw Viewership Slips to Lowest Since ThunderDome Launch

-- Monday's WWE Raw viewership numbers are also in after a bit of a delay due to Labor Day and the audience unfortunately fell to the its lowest level since the company launched the ThunderDome concept. The three-hour show generated an average viewership of 1.725 million, and in the 18-49 demographic and a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic, by far the lowest figures in weeks. Raw lost to two NBA playoff games but did beat the NHL game between the Islanders and Lightning. Below is the hourly viewership showing a very weak opening hour but episode held up better than usual as the night went on.

    * Hour 1 - 1.800 million
    * Hour 2 - 1.762 million
    * Hour 3 - 1.613 million


* AEW Makes Fun Of WWE's New Third-Party Ban During ALL OUT PPV Broadcast (Photo)
* Lana Endorsement Ad Reason For WWE Third-Party Ban? View The Ad In Question & Read Lana's Reaction Denying The Rumor
* WWE Releases Statement Explaining Why They Are Banning Talent From Third-Party Deals
* CM Punk, Renee Young & Mick Foley Blast WWE For New Third-Party Talent Ban
* Backstage News On Initial Memo Sent Around Informing Talent Of Third-Party Ban


* For late-breaking WWE & AEW news & rumors, follow our social media reporter on Twitter @MattBoone1984
* Follow Rajah owner Rajah Kumar on Twitter @RajahNews
* Follow the official Rajah account on Twitter @Rajah_News
* Follow the official Rajah Instagram account at Instagram.com/RajahNews
* Follow the official Rajah Facebook page at Facebook.com/RajahWWF
* Join the official Rajah Forums by signing up at Forums.Rajah.com
* Chat with other fans about this article in the official Rajah Disqus feed below, or at Disqus.com/home/forums/rajahcom