Monday’s episode of Raw saw an increase, despite the show airing on several hour tape delay from London, England and going against the Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors playoff game.
This week’s Raw was up 2% with an average of 2,740,000 watching this week’s show on the USA Network from the O2 Arena in London.
The show opened with 2,903,000 viewers before experiencing a 7% drop to 2,692,000 viewers in the second hour. The show finished with 2,628,000 viewers for the final hour. Unlike most weeks, the big drop was from the first to the second hour as opposed to the regular drop in the third hour.
Raw also had their biggest NBA playoff competition this year with 8,820,000 people watching the Rockets vs. Warriors game at 9 pm on TNT. They also went against the entirety of the Las Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets game, which did 1,240,000 viewers on NBC Sports Network.
Despite being up from last week, this was still the second lowest Raw number of 2018.