Monday night's historic 1000th Raw drew an average audience of 6.02 million viewers over the three hours, the first time the show has topped six million viewers since the commercial-free episode in June 2009. The show pulled in a 3.84 rating for all three hours (3.48 first hour, 3.95 second hour, and 4.09 final hour).
These number are MASSIVE for Raw in 2012 and will have WWE officials gleaming from ear to ear. The show saw the return of the original D-Generation X, The Rock, Brock Lesnar, The Undertaker and a number of other top WWE alumni. PWInsider.com released the following hour-by-hour Raw rating breakdown for the show:
- 5,439,000 viewers at 8 p.m.
- 6,318,000 viewers at 9 p.m.
- 6,300,000 viewers at 10 p.m.
The regular two hours averaged to a 4.02 rating.