It is no secret that television ratings have been in a decline for WWE over the years. When asked about that recently, Vince McMahon downplayed its importance. He stated that other television shows on the USA Network are seeing similar declines, some having larger declines than Monday Night Raw. McMahon also stated that times have changed, as a lot of people are no longer watching television like they used to because we are now in a digital age.
February 11, 2016
To help out with the ratings, WWE has added the Undertaker to the next episode of Monday Night Raw, which is taking place in Greenville. He will more than likely continue his program with Kane and the Wyatt Family. There is a chance that they could have the Undertaker making even more appearances than this because the front office wants to heavily promote the Survivor Series.
November 12, 2015
There are those within the internet wrestling community that believe that Daniel Bryan can save the ratings for Monday Night Raw from going down even further than it already has. Jim Ross took to his online blog to educate these particular fans. He essentially told them to lower their hopes by not putting too much burden on Bryan. He is not going to be able to save the ratings by himself. It has to be a collective effort by WWE.
October 3, 2015
When it comes to television ratings, Vince McMahon is probably one of the most paranoid people in the entertainment industry. It is being said that he is going crazy backstage nowadays because WWE has seen a drop in their numbers. To combat this, the CEO is reaching into his pockets and bringing in the heavy hitters. Brock Lesnar and Undertaker are being added to several episodes of Monday Night Raw.
September 30, 2015
In October, WWE is doing an episode of Monday Night Raw in Dallas. They are hoping to receive a huge spike in the ratings by bringing in some very big name players. Undertaker, Steve Austin, Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels have all been signed for the show. An official announcement has been made by the company that all four of them will be involved in some sort of segment throughout the night.
September 23, 2015
The next episode of Monday Night Raw might receive a bit of a boost in the ratings, as the Undertaker is now reportedly scheduled to make an appearance. The former world heavyweight champion is rumored to be starting a story line for a potential match at Summerslam. No confirmation yet on who his opponent will be, but it is expected to be a big deal.
July 16, 2015
WWE discovered some disturbing news when they checked the ratings for Monday Night Raw this week. The show lost more than 1.5 million viewers in the span of seven days. The company has trouble keeping people interested after Wrestlemania. This does not sit well with Vince McMahon. A lot of wrestling fans opted to watch the season finale of Better Call Saul and the NCAA Championship game between Duke and Wisconsin.
April 7, 2015