WWE brought the go-home episode of SmackDown before Survivor Series, and there is a lot to take in. Now, we know what the viewership was for that post-Thanksgiving day episode.
Ringside News provided comprehensive coverage of WWE SmackDown this week. They spent the entire episode hyping Survivor Series in a big way, as the show went down in the Allstate Arena.
According to Wrestlenomics, the November 24th episode of WWE SmackDown drew 789,000 viewers, with a .24 in the 18 to 49 demographic. This number was down from the last week’s average, but they were also on FS1 this week.
The November 24th episode of WWE SmackDown saw Kevin Owens make his return to the blue brand after his suspension was over. This confirmed Ringside News’ exclusive report on the matter. They also put the finishing touches on Survivor Series, hyped the women’s WarGames match in a big way, and also switched out Carlito for Dragon Lee for his match against Santos Escobar at Survivor Series.
The November 17th edition of WWE SmackDown brought in an overnight viewership average of 2.22 million, with 792k in the 18 to 49 demographic. This number was up 15% from the previous week’s average.
The November 10th episode of WWE SmackDown brought in an overnight viewership of 2.090 million, with a .52 in the 18 to 49 demographic. That number was a bit down from the previous week’s average.
The November 3rd episode of WWE SmackDown drew an overnight viewership of 2.017 million, with 648K in the 18 to 49 demographic. That number was up significantly from the previous week’s episode on FS1.
We will have to see how WWE books the blue brand from this point on. They certainly brought quite a show with the aftermath of Crown Jewel, and we’re so much closer to Survivor Series already.
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