WWE Smackdown this week drew 2.449 million viewers.
It featured Bobby Roode’s U.S. Title Open Challenge as well as The New Day vs. Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable. The main event featured Sami Zayn vs. Dolph Ziggler and the womens’ match included WWE SmackDown Womens’ Champion Charlotte versus Riott Squad member Sarah Logan.
Below is the 2018 SmackDown Viewership Tracker:
January 2nd Episode: 2.720 million viewers
January 9th Episode: 2.603 million viewers
January 16th Episode: 2.602 million viewers
January 23rd Episode: 2.580 million viewers
January 30th Episode: 2.509 million viewers (Post-Royal Rumble Episode)
February 6th Episode: 2.505 million viewers
February 13th Episode: 2.449 million viewers
As you can see, this week’s viewership is down 2.2% from last week’s 2.505 million viewers and is the lowest blue brand viewership of 2018. SmackDown was number 5 in viewership for this week on cable, behind the 8pm NBA game on TBS, Hannity, Rachel Maddow and Tucker Carlson.
As noted from the title, this week’s SmackDown is also the lowest SmackDown viewership going back to the October 31st, 2017 Halloween episode that drew 2.119 million viewers.
However, Monday Night RAW this week drew 3.105 million viewers, which is an increase from last week’s 3.055 million viewers.
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