wwe-raw-ratings-breakdownWWE Raw ratings are in for the March 11th episode as the Paul Bearer tribute special scored a 3.36 cable rating and averaged 4.813 million viewers.

This week’s WWE Raw ratings are down by 4% from last week’s March 4th edition as it scored a 3.54 cable rating and averaged 5.01 million viewers.

Monday’s Raw drew 4.98 million viewers in the first hour and dropped to 4.89 million in the second. Viewership declined more into the final hour averaging 4.57 million.

The show drew 4.98 million viewers in the first hour and fell to 4.89 million viewers in the second. Viewers dropped further in the final hour to 4.57 million viewers, an 8% drop from the first hour. This marks the 9th week in a row that WWE Raw ratings have declined from the second to third hour.

Credit: TV By Numbers

Overall Analysis of WWE Raw Ratings: For an episode that didn’t feature Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and John Cena yet relied heavily on CM Punk, Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, Kane and remembering Paul Bearer, this episode did well. Not really confident that these same numbers can be duplicated next week without The Rock and/or John Cena next week. One of them is going to need to return to help continue delivering strong numbers heading into WrestleMania in a month.

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