11/19 WWE Raw Rating Breakdown – Opening Segment Scores High, John Cena-AJ Lee Angle
The November 19th WWE RAW did a 2.73 cable rating with 3.83 million viewers. This would make it the fifth lowest rated episode of RAW and the fourth lowest number of viewers for a non-holiday episode in the last 15 years.
In the segment breakdown, a rarity came when the highest rated segment of the show was the Ryback interview and Ryback vs. Tensai, which did a 2.91 quarter rating. Wade Barrett vs. Kofi Kingston lost 298,000 viewers. A segment with Paul Heyman and CM Punk plus Kaitlyn vs. Aksana lost 80,000 viewers. Antonio Cesaro vs. Brodus Clay and the John Cena Make-A-Wish video gained 376,000 viewers back.
The segment with Vickie Guerrero, AJ Lee, Cena and Dolph Ziggler gained 195,000 viewers for a 2.85 quarter rating. This is a very low growth for the 9pm timeslot. Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton in the 2 of 3 Falls Match lost 122,000 viewers. Primo and Epico vs. The Great Khali lost 186,000 viewers. The Miz vs. David Otunga gained 223,000 viewers. Sheamus vs. Damien Sandow gained 105,000 viewers in the 10pm timeslot.
The AJ Lee and Ziggler locker room segment that ended with the Cena and Ziggler brawl lost 241,000 viewers – not a good number considering it was one of their top angles right now. Kane and Daniel Bryan vs. Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara lost 266,000 viewers for a 2.50 quarter rating. The video package with highlights of the Cena-AJ stuff gained 101,000 viewers. The celebration for CM Punk’s 365th day as WWE Champion gained 419,000 viewers for a 2.87 overrun.
(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)