TV Club: WWE Monday Night RAW: May 11, 2015
Last week’s RAW was great and, most of all, it was very much needed. For WWE, for the fans, and honestly, for yours truly. It was certainly an anomaly—which is a different problem for another review and time—but it was great.
But while it was such a great show, with great wrestling, it was also the lowest rated episode (without the excuse of a holiday or football, though the NBA Playoffs were in swing) of RAW since 1997. This is a live, weekly episode of television, so facts and figures like that—no matter how antiquated the Nielsen ratings systems is—matter. Any form of “course correction” is going to be put in place, even if, on a qualitative level, the course was just fine.
This week’s RAW isn’t as good as last week’s, but it’s decent, and it’s certainly better than …