SmackDown's viewership went up this week with the overnight numbers being the highest the show has generated since November.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the January 10 episode of SmackDown averaged 2.502 million viewers, up from last week's 2.418 million viewers. This is the first time SmackDown averaged at least 2.5 million viewers since the November 22 episode, which did 2.6 million viewers.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show averaged a 0.75 rating across the two hours which is slightly higher than the 0.7 rating last week drew. This week's show was the second-highest rated program on network in that demographic as a one-hour episode of Hawaii Five-O on CBS drew a 0.8 rating.
Hour 1: 2.679 million viewers, 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 2.326 million viewers, 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (1/10) Videos On YouTube:
Roman Reigns lays down the challenge with The Usos by his side (521,000 viewers)
John Morrison reunited with The Miz on "Miz TV" (491,000 viewers)
The Usos vs. King Corbin & Dolph Ziggler (319,000 viewers)
Braun Strowman vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (238,000 viewers)
King Corbin and his court slam Roman Reigns through a table (232,000 viewers)
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.