WWE Friday Night SmackDown continued building for Survivor Series, but they had some stiff competition from cable news shows. How did the viewership turn out?
Showbuzz Daily reports that WWE Friday Night SmackDown scored an overnight average of 2.209 million viewers. The had a .7 in the first hour and a .6 in the second in the 18-49 demographic. This is up from last week.
Last week brought in 2.133 million viewers and a .6 rating in the 18-49 demographic. This was WAY UP from the previous week on FS1, but it also performed far better than the week prior to that.
They only pulled in 881,000 viewers with a .25 in the 18-49 demographic on FS1. They were #15 in the night. Game 3 of the World Series drew over 8 million viewers.
The previous week drew 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.
The week prior brought 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.