WWE brought a big show to FOX this week for Friday Night SmackDown, even though they had to completely change the show around. How did the viewership turn out?
Showbuzz Daily reports that WWE Friday Night SmackDown scored an overnight average of 2.1415 million viewers. This is down a bit from last week’s overnight average of 2.209 million viewers. They had a .7 in the first hour and a .6 in the second in the 18-49 demographic last week as well, but that was up from the previous week.
The previous 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.