7/1 WWE Raw Rating Breakdown: CM Punk & Curtis Axel vs. PTP, MITB Opening Segment, More
The July 1st WWE RAW did a low 2.89 cable rating with 3.96 million viewers, the same rating as the previous week but lower viewers.
In the segment breakdown, the opener with Kane, Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, Christian, Sheamus, Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan did a 2.73 quarter rating, low numbers for the start of the show. Christian and The Usos vs. The Shield lost 28,000 viewers. Jinder Mahal vs. Dolph Ziggler gained 90,000 viewers. The video on Mark Henry’s career gained 64,000 viewers. Kane vs. Randy Orton with Bryan as the referee gained 217,000 viewers for a 2.98 quarter rating.
Fandango vs. Sheamus lost 115,000 viewers. The Miz vs. Ryback gained 116,000 viewers. Mark Henry’s interview and a backstage segment with Vince McMahon gained 0 viewers. CM Punk and Curtis Axel vs. Darren Young and Titus O’Neil gained 21,000 viewers for a 3.00 rating, which is bad growth for the 10pm segment.
Kaitlyn vs. Alicia Fox with AJ Lee plus a backstage segment with Stephanie McMahon lost 123,000 viewers. Cody Rhodes vs. Antonio Cesaro lost 98,000 viewers. The main event with John Cena vs. Alberto Del Rio gained 567,000 viewers for a 3.25 overrun rating.
(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)