WWE brought their big season premiere for Friday Night SmackDown. How did the viewership turn out?
Showbuzz Daily reports that WWE Friday Night SmackDown scored an overnight average of 1.9865 million viewers. They pulled in 1.978 million viewers in the first hour and 1.995 in the second. They also captured a .5 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Last week pulled in an overnight average of 2.0865 million viewers this week. They drew 2.156 million viewers in the first hour and 2.017 million in the second. They also drew a .8 in the first hour and .7 in the second in the coveted 18-49 demographic.
The week before that saw an overnight average of 2.043 million viewers in the overnight ratings. The first hour drew 2.105 million viewers, and the second hour retained 1.980 million viewers. They also drew a .55 rating in the 18-49 demographic against the NBA Finals.
The week prior to that drew an average of 2.11 million viewers. They also attained a .5 in the first hour and .6 in the second with the 18-49 demographic. They captured 2.050 million viewers in the first hour and 2.014 million in the second.
The week prior’s episode pulled in 1.954 million viewers. This was a substantial drop from previous week. They also drew a .5 in the 18-49 demographic for both hours.