WWE brought another episode of SmackDown to FOX this week. They continued building toward TLC, and they had a title match during the show that was originally slated for the pay-per-view event. How did the viewership do as WWE debuted the ThunderDome in Tropicana Field?
Showbuzz Daily reports that WWE Friday Night SmackDown scored an overnight average of 2.106 million viewers. They scored 2.141 million viewers in the first hour and 2.071 in the second. Last week they pulled 2.029 million overnight viewers and scored a .50 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The week prior’s show did an overnight average of 1.987 million viewers, Hour one drew 2.016 million viewers and hour brought in 1.957 million viewers. They also scored a .55 in the 18-49 demographic.
The previous week’s episode drew an overnight viewership 2.215 million viewers. They had 2.202 million viewers in the first hour and 2.228 million in the second hour. The previous week drew 2.1415 million overnight viewers.
The week before that 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.