Last night's WWE SmackDown Live, with an advertised AJ Styles vs James Ellsworth WWE Championship match as well as Miz vs Apollo Crews for the Intercontinental Title, and Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin in a #1 contendership main event battle, drew 2.637 million viewers. This is up almost 10% from last week's 2.361 million viewers.
SmackDown was #5 for the night on cable in viewership, behind Curse of Oak Island, The O'Reilly Factor, Special Report and The Five. SmackDown came in at #2 in the highly coveted 18-49 demographic, behind only Curse of Oak Island.
In comparison, Monday's RAW averaged 2.955 million viewers, up from last week's 2.758 million viewers.