Last night's episode of WWE RAW garnered a 2.72 rating with 3.92 million viewers. The rating was even with last week's show, while viewers were up slightly from the 3.835 million viewers drawn last week.
The show drew 4.147 million viewers in the first hour and fell to 4.126 million in the second. Viewers dropped sharply from the second hour to the third, which garnered 3.488 million viewers. It was the fifteenth week in a row where viewership for the third hour was below viewership in the second hour.
PWTorch also noted that the 15% drop in viewers from hour two to hour three was the steepest since the show moved permanently to three hours this past summer.WWE.com has learned Mr. McMahon has been spotted in Greensboro, N.C., host of tonight's Raw. What is the Chairman of the Board doing in Greensboro? Is he going to be on Monday Night Raw? Tune in at 8/7 CT on USA Network to follow this developing story.
I'M VINCE MCMAHON, DAMMIT! I WON'T TOLERATE THESE SHIT RATINGS!
THAT LITTLE MIDGET OF A CHAMPION IS LUCKY DWAYNE'S ON THE WAY!
So what does the Chairman of the Board have in store for tonight's show? A firing? A hiring? Stripping CM Punk of the championship, because he can? Disciplinary action against The Shield?
And speaking of The Shield, what will their next move be in their quest to right WWE's wrongs?
Also, will John Cena and AJ Lee continue their romance? Or will Cena turn his focus back to in-ring competition, as he claimed on Twitter was his plan?
As always, there's only one way to find out.
A way that takes three hours and has contributed to WWE's ratings slump, but a way nonetheless.