WWE brought the go-home SmackDown before WrestleMania Backlash. Jimmy Uso’s storyline continued revolving around his return, and he even got a profane t-shirt out of the deal. Uce later went on to face Cesaro in the main event. How did the viewership turn out?
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WWE Friday Night SmackDown garnered an overnight average 1.80 million viewers, according to TV Line. They also scored a .4 in the 18-49 demographic. That is quite a fall from last week.
Last week’s Throwback Edition of SmackDown brought in an overnight average of 2.157 million viewers with a .6 in the 18-49 demographic. There were a lot of questions regarding why WWE changed the opening segment featuring Pat McAfee’s impression of Vince McMahon. Click here for all of those details.
The week prior brought in 1.923 million viewers with a .5 in the 18-49 demographic. The previous week brought in an overnight average of 2.0415 million viewers. They also brought in a .5 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The Friday Night SmackDown after WrestleMania drew an overnight average of 1.9965 with a .5 in the 18-49 demographic.
The week before that saw WWE Friday Night SmackDown bring an overnight average of 2.0795 million viewers. The week before that drew an overnight average of 2.036 million viewers. This was a bit up from the week before, but not by a ton.
The previous week drew an overnight viewership of 2.031 million viewers. The week before brought in 1.9455 million viewers and a .5 in the 18-49 demographic. The week prior to that drew 2.01 million viewers. They also captured a .5 in the 18-49 demographic.