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USA Network Lands #1 In Cable Entertainment- Here’s How WWE Monday Night Raw Helped Make This Happen

According to NBC Universal, the USA Network landed the number one spot in cable entertainment for 2019 in key demos, 18-49 and 25-54. WWE helped make this possible, with Monday Night Raw as the #1 cable entertainment program on Monday nights.

WWE Monday Night Raw also topped the list when it came down to social presence, it ended 2019 as the most talked about primetime series across social media.

Other programs that did well on the USA network include: Straight Up Steve Austin as the #1 unscripted cable series for men (18-49, 25-54) and Miz & Mrs as the #1 returning unscripted show on USA Network.

Take A Look at the Numbers


Network #1s

  • #1 Cable Entertainment Network P18-49 (3rd consecutive year)
  • #1 Cable Entertainment Network P25-54 (2nd consecutive year)

Source: Cable Entertainment Ranks: Nielsen, 12/31/18-12/29/19

Television #1s

  • #1 Cable Entertainment Program on Mondays: WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW
  • #1 Most Social Primetime Series (all television): WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW
  • #1 VOD Cable Unscripted Series: CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST
  • #1 New Unscripted Cable Series for Men (18-49, 25-54): STRAIGHT UP STEVE AUSTIN

USA #1s

  • #1 New Series (Scripted or Unscripted): TEMPTATION ISLAND
  • #1 New Drama: TREADSTONE
  • #1 Returning Drama: QUEEN OF THE SOUTH
  • #1 New Unscripted: TEMPTATION ISLAND
  • #1 Returning Unscripted: MIZ & MRS.

Source: Nielsen, P18-49 L7

Cable Entertainment Ranks:

Nielsen, 12/31/18-12/29/19 & 01/01/18-12/30/18; L+7 through 12/15/19 blended with L+3 through 12/26/19 and L+SD through 12/29/19; Mo-Su 8p-11p; Includes ad-supported cable entertainment networks that air in 100% of the daypart

Television #1s:

WWE Monday Night Raw Social: Nielsen Social, 1/1-12/10/19, M-Su 8p-10:59p, excludes sports events

WWE Monday Night Raw on Mondays: Nielsen 12/30/18-12/29/19, Monday 8p-11p, all Ad Supported Cable Entertainment programs, 5+ telecasts

Chrisley Knows Best: Rentrak, Jan-Oct 2019, total transactions

Straight Up Steve Austin: Nielsen L3 (000), 12/30/18-11/19/19, M-Su 6p-12a, 6+ telecasts

USA #1s:

Temptation Island, Treadstone, Queen of the South, Miz & Mrs.: Nielsen P18-49 L7 (000) 12/30/18-12/3/19. Chrisley Knows Best: Rentrak, Jan-Oct 2019, total transactions

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