– As noted, the July 22nd WWE RAW did a 2.95 cable rating with 4 million viewers, down from the previous week.
In the segment breakdown, RAW opened with a 2.99 quarter rating with John Cena, Brad Maddox and Daniel Bryan doing the SummerSlam contract signing. Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio lost 191,000 viewers. Christian vs. Titus O’Neil gained 85,000 viewers. Mark Henry speaking on The Shield plus Dolph Ziggler vs. Darren Young at 9pm gained a strong 373,000 viewers for a 3.19 quarter rating. The post-match attack with Big E Langston plus MizTV with the Total Divas lost 125,000 viewers.
The backstage segment with Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and Maddox lost 251,000 viewers. Fandango vs. Cody Rhodes gained 4,000 viewers. The segment with CM Punk and Paul Heyman gained 201,000 viewers for a 3.07 quarter rating. Rob Van Dam vs. Wade Barrett and Daniel Bryan vs. Jack Swagger in the beginning of the Gauntlet Match lost 295,000n viewers.
Bryan vs. Antonio Cesaro gained 150,000 viewers, which is good because that time period is usually loses viewers. Bryan vs. Ryback in the end of the Gauntlet Match plus John Cena coming out and the backstage segment with Vince McMahon and Maddox gained 331,000 viewers, a weak gain, for a 3.20 overrun rating.
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter