For the third week in a row, WWE SmackDown viewership is up.

According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the October 9 episode of SmackDown averaged 2.086 million viewers, up from the 2.042 million viewers the September 25 episode averaged.

In the 18-49 demographic, the show averaged a 0.6 rating, which is also up from last week's rating. Between ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, and NBC, SmackDown took a backseat to Jimmy Kimmel Live and the NBA Finals. The show also drew a 0.75 rating in the 25-54 demographic, which is also up from last week's rating in that same demo.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1: 2.156 million viewers, 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 2.017 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (10/9) Videos On YouTube:

WWE Draft 2020 gets underway with Rounds 1 & 2 on SmackDown (593,000 views)

Rey Mysterio excited to head back to SmackDown with Dominik (571,000 views)

The New Day split between Raw and SmackDown in WWE Draft (540,000 views)

Kevin Owens vs. The Fiend (484,000 views)

Bayley vs. Sasha Banks – SmackDown Women’s Championship Match (363,000 views)

If you missed any of the action from SmackDown, check out Fightful’s full report on the show and listen to the post-show podcast for a complete review of all the action.

For a full breakdown on viewership numbers from various wrestling programs, check out Fightful's resources page.

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