WWE RAW Scores Big Ratings for The Rock’s Title Celebration, Rumble Fallout

Up against limited network competition, WWE kicked off its Road to WrestleMania with strong viewership and demo numbers for Monday’s RAW.

The post-Rumble episode, which was built around fallout from The Rock’s title win over CM Punk, Paul Heyman’s “performance review” and John Cena’s decision on a WrestleMania opponent, averaged an impressive 1.9 adults 18-49 rating with 5.02 million viewers.

Particularly noteworthy was interest in the 9PM hour, which garnered a strong 2.0 rating and 5.27 million viewers. The 8PM hour kicked things off with a 1.8 and 4.86 million, while the 10PM was good for a 1.9 and 4.93 million pairs of eyeballs.

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