Monday Night Raw this week drew 1,776,000 viewers for the season premiere, down 79,000 viewers from last weeks draft episode. The night was dominated by NFL which did 11.3 million on ESPN and another 8 million on FOX.
Hour one started with 1,806,000 viewers, then it went up to 1,835,000 in the second hour, before finishing the night with 1,689,000 viewers.
Raw was #4, #6, and #7 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18- 49 demographic with 0.56, 0.50, and 0.49 ratings respectively. It was #30 in overall viewership for the night on cable.