SmackDown Live 9/18 Viewership Up, Rating Bounces Back In A Big Way

Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live drew 2,281,000 viewers on the USA Network. This number is up from last week's viewership of 2,229,000 fans. The show pulled a .78 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, a big bounce back from last week's .72 rating in the same demographic.

Viewership had previously dropped for three straight weeks following SummerSlam.

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Despite the rating jump, SmackDown Live was once again second in ShowBuzzDaily's top 150 cable original shows behind Mayans, MC. The FX original drew a .79 rating in the same demographic, but less overall viewers (2,100,000) to SmackDown.

Top 5 Most Viewed SmackDown Videos on YouTube

Daniel Bryan interrupts Miz TV featuring Maryse (1.2 million views)

Becky Lynch attacks Charlotte Flair during Championship Coronation (897,000 views)

AJ Styles takes on Andrade "Cien" Almas (544,000 views)

Shinsuke Nakamura battles Rusev for the United States Title (461,000 views)

Randy Orton enjoys the work he did to Jeff Hardy at Hell in a Cell (323,000 views)

If you missed any of the action from SmackDown, check out Fightful's full report and listen to the post-show podcast.

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