Following historical low numbers of Raw, SmackDown viewership was down as well on Tuesday. ShowBuzzDaily reports that SmackDown drew 2,193,000 viewers. The viewership number is the lowest total since the Aug.14 episode that drew 2,189,000 viewers. Last week's episode averaged 2,281,000 viewers. The show drew a .72 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, down from last week's .78 rating in the same demographic.
Despite the slip in viewership and rating, SmackDown was able to best Mayans, M.C. as the highest rated show in ShowBuzzDaily's top 150 cable originals. The FX original went from a .79 rating to a .59 rating this week, allowing SmackDown to take the top spot for the first time since Aug. 28.
Top 5 Most Viewed SmackDown Videos on YouTube
Aiden English shocks Rusev and Lana with Milwaukee (495,000 views)
Samoa Joe invades the home of AJ Styles (457,000 views)
Daniel Bryan appears on Truth TV with R-Truth and Carmella (409,000 views)
Lana vs. Backy Lynch (281,000 views)
R-Truth vs. The Miz (243,000 views)