This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw was so bad, the good news about it for WWE might have been that ratings data would not arrive until Wednesday because of last week was a holiday here in the United States.
Did the wait help ease the blow? Probably not. Despite an NFL game that didn’t break 10 million viewers, a show without Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar or Braun Strowman, where Ronda Rousey was working toward a game with Nia Jax rather than larger names from SmackDown, and which centered on retread authority figure storylines predictably delivered some bad numbers.
Viewership was than last week’s 2.49 million, clocking in one of the worst figures of the modern era as the 3 hours averaged 2.37 million.
The breakdown revealed that this was the episode viewers did not want to stick with as it built to a Baron Corbin event: