You will likely read this sentence another few times before the ongoing global health crisis starts easing off, but WWE Raw fell to its lowest viewership ever this week, attracting an average of just 1.56 million viewers across its three hours.
The previous all-time low was 1.68 million viewers on 4 May 2020.
Here's how the hours broke down on 13 July:-
Hour one: 1.58 million viewers
Hour two: 1.60 million viewers
Hour three: 1.50 million viewers.
While the new record is unquestionably the biggest story here, there are actually a couple of minor positives to be taken from this. The 18-49 rating sat at 0.48, which is the third-lowest ever, though it represents only a 2% decline on the previous week compared to the overall viewership's 7%. The standard drop-off between hours one and three was far less pronounced as well, with Raw shipping only 80,000 viewers from start to finish.
Raw was the night's fourth most-watched show in the 18-49 demographic on the evening.
NXT and AEW Dynamite's numbers may finally outdo Raw this week, with the Wednesday night shows scoring a combined 0.47 in the demo and 1.474 million in overall viewership last time out.