WWE Raw Rating Breakdown (8/5) The Wyatt Family Loses Viewers, Big Six-Man Main Event

The August 5th episode of WWE RAW drew a 2.96 rating with 4.18 million viewers.

Details on the segment breakdown are sketchy this week but Rob Van Dam vs. Alberto Del Rio didn’t move the numbers significantly. Ryback vs. Mark Henry showed a small increase in viewers. John Cena’s interview at 9pm showed about a 420,000 viewer increase.

The Wyatt Family vs. Tensai and Brodus Clay lost around 280,000 viewers. Kaitlyn vs. Layla and Christian vs. Heath Slater showed a small gain. CM Punk vs. Curtis Axel and the Brock Lesnar brawl also posted a small gain at 10pm, doing a 3.1 quarter rating.

Fandango vs. Kofi Kingston was a big drop in viewers. The Usos vs. Antonio Cesaro and Jack Swagger stayed even. The main event with The Shield vs. Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton and John Cena gained around 700,000 viewers for a 3.4 overrun rating.

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Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

  • Jason

    Who’s to say it wasnt the washed up boring ass team of tensai amd brodus clay who were the ones that lost viewers? anyone would tune out the overrated dancing.