Monday’s “Old School” edition of WWE RAW drew a 3.23 rating, up 9% from last weeks “New Years” show. It was the highest rating since the night after Summerslam back in August, which scored a 3.24 rating.

As previously reported, Old School RAW averaged 4.537 million viewers, up 10% from the week before.

The first hour was the most-watched first hour since March 11, 2013 – even more than the night after WrestleMania 29.

This was also the first time in 14 weeks that the third hour viewership increased from the second hour.

Overall, this is great news for WWE, which is in the midst of contract negotiations with NBC Universal regarding TV rights fees.

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