This is down 7% from last week's 2.992 million viewers for Roman Reigns' return, which was the best viewership of 2019 and the best RAW viewership since the post-SummerSlam 2018 episode on August 20, which drew 3.095 million viewers. However, it is the second best audience for the show so far this year.
For this week's show, the first hour drew 3.065 million viewers (last week's hour 1 - 3.167 million), the second hour drew 2.798 million viewers (last week's hour 2 - 2.952 million) and the final hour drew 2.485 million viewers (last week's hour 3 - 2.648 million).
RAW was #3 for the night in viewership on cable, behind Rachel Maddow Show and Tucker Carlson Tonight. Maddow topped the night in viewership with 3.231 million viewers. RAW was #1 in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150, for the fifth week in a row.
The Bachelor on ABC drew 7.278 million viewers on broadcast TV in the 8pm hour while The Neighborhood drew 5.085 million viewers on CBS, The Voice drew 10.965 million viewers on NBC, The Resident drew 5.118 million viewers on Fox and CW's Arrow drew 887,000 viewers, all in the 8pm hour on broadcast TV.
Below is our 2019 RAW Viewership Tracker:
January 7 Episode: 2.324 million viewers
January 14 Episode: 2.722 million viewers
January 21 Episode: 2.462 million viewers
January 28 Episode: 2.703 million viewers (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 4 Episode: 2.510 million viewers
February 11 Episode: 2.462 million viewers
February 18 Episode: 2.771 million viewers (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
February 25 Episode: 2.922 million viewers
March 4 Episode: 2.783 million viewers
March 11 Episode:
2018 Total: 149.628 million viewers over 53 episodes
2018 Average: 2.823 million viewers per episode
2017 Total: 156.971 million viewers over 52 episodes
2017 Average: 3.018 million viewers per episode
Source: ShowBuzz Daily