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The Rock's WWE Return Averaged 5.7 Million Viewers

Finally, The Rock has returned to boost the ratings of Monday Night Raw.

Dwayne Johnson’s 20-minute speech at the conclusion of Raw on Monday night averaged 5.70 million viewers from 11:00-11:20 p.m. EST. Compared to the first hour of the show, it’s an increase by one million viewers.

Overall, Raw‘s rating was down 4.9 percent (3.14 million) from last week, but the USA Network staple see a huge spike from now until Wrestlemania XXVII.

Prior to last night, The Rock’s last appearance in a WWE ring was at Wrestlemania XX on March 14, 2004.

Just when you think Vince McMahon is out of ideas, he finds a way to surprise us all.

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