RAW Ratings for September 9th 2013 First Week Against Football
September 11, 2013 by Ryan Clingman in
Despite the fears of many when it came to the RAW ratings for this week, as a result of the show going head to head with two consecutive football games, the show actually fared rather well. In fact, it was slightly up from the Labor Day edition of the show last week, and not only that, they also showed a positive growth pattern over the three hours growing hour after hour. However, not all of that growth can be viewed as organic, as the first hour didn’t perform well at all going against the stronger game, and since competition lessened as the night went along, it was only natural for the RAW ratings to go up as the night progressed. Apart from Monday Night Football, RAW was first for the night on cable in the 18-49 demo. The first hour drew 3.801 million viewers (a 1.3 in the 18-49 and fifth for the night on cable behind the second hour). The second hour drew 3.903 million viewers (a 1.3 in the 18-49 demo, fourth for the night behind the final hour). The final hour drew 3.953 million viewers (a 1.4 in the 18-49 demo, third for the night behind the two football games). Overall, I would consider this week’s RAW ratings pretty decent for what was expected going in, and what we experienced last year.
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