WWE
News

WWE SmackDown Viewership Takes Slight Dip

A small drop for the post-Chamber show

The overnight viewership for Friday night's edition of SmackDown on FOX took a slight dip when compared to the broadcast of one week ago.

Per Showbuzz Daily, SmackDown averaged 2,051,000 viewers over its two-hour post-Elimination Chamber broadcast, a minute drop from the 2,071,500 viewers averaged for last Friday's show.

The first hour averaged 2,090,000 viewers, while the second fell to 2,012,000.

In 18-49, SmackDown pulled a .50 rating, equaling that of one week ago.

The only week-to-week fluctuation in the advertising demos came in 18-34, as SmackDown fell to a .25 rating this week, after doing a .30 a week ago.

In demo shares, women 18-49 was up this week, going from a .20 last week to a .30 here. However, men 18-49 dropped slightly, going from a .50 to a .45.

Three different demos dropped from the first to the second hour on Friday night: overall 18-34 (from a .30 to a .20), adults 25-54 (.70 to .60), and men 18-49 (.50 to .40).

In 18-49, SmackDown finished second in its time slots, losing to ABC's 8 pm airing of Shark Tank, and their 9 pm airing of 20/20.

Share this post

Apollo Crews Has Finally Arrived On WWE SmackDown! But Does It Signal Change Behind The Scenes In WWE?

Drew McIntyre Appearance Set For WWE Raw

Justin Henry

Written by Justin Henry

In addition to writing lists and commentaries for Cultaholic, Justin is also a features writer and interviewer for Fighting Spirit Magazine, and is co-author of the WWE-related book Titan Screwed: Lost Smiles, Stunners, and Screwjobs.