Goldberg's Return to WWE Helps Raw Viewership

— Bill Goldberg’s return to WWE TV definitely helped viewership for Monday’s Raw as it was up 14% from last week.

— On the night, Raw was fourth behind the NFL Monday Night Football game between the Jets and the Cards, the Major League Baseball playoff game between Cleveland and Toronto and The O’Reilly Factor.

— Hourly breakdown was as follows:

  • Hour 1: 3,170,000 viewers
  • Hour 2: 3,110,000 viewers
  • Hour 3: 3,120,000 viewers

— Last night’s show was also the first show in a long time to see an increase in viewership from Hour 2 to Hour 3.