WWE brought SmackDown to FOX on Christmas Eve Eve this year, and they had quite a taped show. How did the viewership turn out this time around?
Alfred Konuwa reports that WWE SmackDown drew a fast national number of 2.213 million viewers. That was quite a number as WWE heads into the end of 2022.
The December 16th’s episode of WWE SmackDown brought in an overnight viewership of 2.056 million, with a .5 in the 18 to 49 demographic. Interestingly enough, they averaged 2.056 million viewers for both hours of the show.
The December 9th episode of WWE SmackDown on FOX brought an overnight average of 2.115 million viewers, with a .5 in the 18 to 49 demographic.
The December 2nd episode of WWE SmackDown brought in an overnight average of 902,000 viewers, with a .25 in the 18 to 49 demographic. They were on FS1 this week due to other sports knocking them off Fox.
The November 25th Black Friday episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown drew 2.064 million viewers, with a . 45 in the 18 to 49 demographic. They had several issues with the broadcast getting preempted by College Football and the FIFA World Cup.
The November 18th episode of WWE SmackDown brought in an overnight average of 2,130,000 viewers, with a .50 in the 18 to 49 demographic.
November 11th’s episode of WWE SmackDown drew 2.114 million viewers, with a .5 in the 18 to 49 demographic.
The November 4th episode of WWE SmackDown drew 1.970 million viewers, with a .40 in the 18 to 49 demographic.
We will have to see if they can pull the ratings up. Keep checking back with Ringside News for more.
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