WWE BUSINESS: WWE touts 18-49 viewership increase for Raw, NXT, and Smackdown in Q1 2024

Posted on 4/01/124 by Colin Vassallo

Ahead of WrestleMania, WWE issued a press release today
touting their viewership increase among the 18-49

“These ratings are a testament to our creative team,
production crew and all of the WWE Superstars that work
together week in and week out to produce these impressive
results,” said WWE Chief Content Officer Paul “Triple H”

The press release said that in Q1 2024, Friday Night
Smackdown averaged 892,000 total viewers in 18-49, up 15%
from the year prior. The show was #1 for 11 of the first 12
weeks of the quarter among all shows while the February 16
episode, it scored 985,000 viewers in 18-49, making it the
most-viewed broadcast program in primetime for the entire
week of February 12.

Jumping to Raw, Q1 2024 saw Raw averaging 733,000 viewers in
18-49, up 6% compared to the prior year. It ranked #1 on
Monday for nine of the 13 weeks during the quarter and
highlighted the January 29 episode which was the start of
Pat McAfee as a commentator where the show had 811,000
viewers in 18-49, an increase of 13% over the prior week.

NXT only had one line in the press release but registered
the biggest jump in 18-49 as the show has an increase of 31%
in 18-49 for Q1 2024.

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