WWE Raw viewership figures following Elimination Chamber

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WWE Raw experienced a decline in its viewership for Monday’s episode following the Elimination Chamber premium live event.

The February 26 episode averaged 1,738,000 viewers and 751,000 (0.57) in the 18-49 demographic, per Wrestlenomics.

The 7 percent drop in viewership represents Raw’s lowest figure since January 22 while the 18-49 audience decreased by 10 percent from last week.

The show was headlined by Cody Rhodes defeating Grayson Waller and included an appearance by Paul Heyman for a standoff with Rhodes. The peak of the show occurred from 9 – 9:15 p.m. ET for a backstage interview with Rhodes and Imperium being confronted by Judgment Day, which averaged 1,950,000 viewers and 847,000 in the demo for the quarter, according to Wrestlenomics.

The show averaged 1,770,000 viewers and 746,000 in the demo during the first hour.

The second hour averaged 1,810,000 viewers and 786,000 in the demo.

The final hour fell to 1,635,000 viewers and 720,000 in the 18-49 demographic.

In Canada, the show averaged 279,400 viewers and 101,700 in the 25-54 demographic on Sportsnet 360, which represents increases of 10 percent and 7 percent respectively from the prior week. It was Raw’s largest audience in Canada since January 22.

Raw ranked second for the night among sports programming in Canada behind the Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers and topped an NHL game and an afternoon pre-season game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Pittsburgh Pirates.

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