As noted, the December 3rd WWE RAW scored a 2.55 rating with 3.43 million viewers. In comparison, the New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins NFL game did an 11.89 rating with 16.21 million viewers.
In the segment breakdown, Kane and Daniel Bryan vs. Darren Young and Titus O’Neil opened with a 2.57 quarter rating. Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns attacking Team Hell No plus AJ Lee vs. Tamina Snuka gained 126,000 viewers.
The CM Punk and Paul Heyman interview before The Miz came out gained 24,000 viewers. Once The Miz came out, they lost 214,000 viewers. John Cena and Sheamus vs. Big Show and Dolph Ziggler gained 138,000 viewers for a 2.63 quarter rating – a weak growth for the 9pm timeslot.
Damien Sandow vs. Santino Marella lost 226,000 viewers. Sin Cara vs. Alberto Del Rio lost 121,000 more viewers. The in-ring segment with Vickie Guerrero and Vince McMahon gained 493,000 viewers and was the highest rated non-overrun segment with a 2.73 quarter rating. Randy Orton vs. Brad Maddox and The Shield attacking Orton lost 167,000 viewers. Kofi Kingston vs. Antonio Cesaro vs. R-Truth vs. Wade Barrett lost 169,000 viewers. The lie detector test segment and The Shield attacking Miz, Kane and Bryan with Ryback making the save gained 509,000 viewers for a 2.86 overrun rating.
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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