1/1 WWE RAW Ratings: Viewers up for New Year’s Day featuring Brock Lesnar’s return

WWE RAW Ratings are in for January 1, 2018.

This week’s New Year’s Day edition from Miami drew 2.87 million viewers on Monday night on the USA Network according to a report by Showbuzzdaily.com this week.

This is up from last week’s show that drew 2.70 million viewers on Christmas night. WWE came in at No. 10, No. 14 and No. 15 for the night on cable in the 18-49 demographics. Once again, the show saw a decline in viewers as the three hours progressed.

College Football on ESPN dominated the night on cable, drawing 25.85 million viewers and 20.41 million viewers respectively from 5:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m. on Monday night.

Hourly breakdowns were as follows.

Hourly breakdowns of the WWE RAW Ratings

Hour 1: 2.969 (up from 2.948 million viewers last week)

Hour 2: 2.912 (up from 2.620 million viewers)

Hour 3: 2.714 (up from 2.543 million viewers)

RAW, headlined by the return of Brock Lesnar, averaged a 0.97 rating for the night. This is up from last week’s show that averaged a 0.84 rating in the 18-49 demographics.