WWE Raw Viewership Up, Demo Rating Down For May 8 Episode

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WWE Raw Viewership Up, Demo Rating Down For May 8 Episode WWE

The viewership figure and demo rating for Monday’s (May 8) edition of WWE Raw on USA Network has been revealed.

Per Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, Raw drew 1.785 million viewers. This is slightly up from the May 1 edition that drew 1.778 million viewers.

In the 18-49 demographic, Friday’s show scored 0.51 rating. This is down from the week prior that scored 0.54 rating.

WWE ranked #4 on cable in the demo for the night.

The show featured Seth Rollins defeating Finn Balor to advance to the World Heavyweight Championship Tournament Finals at Night of Champions on May 27.

Also, Brock Lesnar interfered during the first round tournament match to cost Cody Rhodes the match and challenged “The American Nightmare” to a rematch at Night of Champions.

You can see a full list of WWE Raw’s ratings for 2023 here.

Here’s a recap of what happened on the May 8 episode of WWE Raw:

Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins def. Damian Priest, Shinsuke Nakamura in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament

Mustafa Ali def. Otis when Chad Gable and Maxxine Dupri argued and distracted Otis

Finn Balor def. Cody Rhodes, The Miz in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament

Brock Lesnar, who had cost Cody Rhodes the aforementioned three-way, attacked Rhodes and demanded a rematch from Backlash at Night of Champions, which Rhodes later accepted

Rhea Ripley def. Dana Brooke and was then confronted by Natalya

Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn def. Giovanni Vinci & Ludwig Kaiser

Johnny Gargano, Candice LeRae, Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis reunited The Way backstage, and Gargano hinted at someone else returning soon which could be Tommaso Ciampa

Zoey Stark def. Nikki Cross

Becky Lynch returned and confronted Trish Stratus

Dominik Mysterio def. Xavier Woods

Seth Rollins def. Finn Balor in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament

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