Last night's episode of SmackDown Live, featuring the in-ring SDLive debut of The New Day, Women's Money In The Bank hype, AJ Styles vs Dolph Ziggler and a main event that saw Shinsuke Nakamura face off against Kevin Owens for the first time in a WWE ring, drew 2.349 million viewers, according to ShowBuzz Daily. This almost the exact same number from last week, which saw 2.350 million viewers.
SmackDown came in at #6 in viewership on cable for the night, behind news programs Rachel Maddow, The Last Word, The Five, Hannity and Tucker Carlson. SmackDown did manage to take the #1 spot in the highly coveted 18-49 demographic for the second week in a row.
Comparing the blue brand to the red this week, Monday's RAW drew 2.994 million viewers, which is an improvement from the 2.613 million viewers that watched last week's show.