SmackDown's viewership has reached a new low throughout its run on FOX.
According to the overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the November 15 episode of SmackDown averaged 2.350 million viewers, the lowest viewership the show has drawn while televised live on FOX. That number is down from the 2.617 million viewers the November 8 episode averaged.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show drew a 0.7 rating, which is down from the 0.85 rating the November 8 episode drew. SmackDown was tied for the highest-rated program in the 18-49 demographic in all programming from FOX, NBC, ABC, CBS and CW during primetime on Friday. The only show that matched SmackDown's rating on November 15 in that demographic is Hawaii Five-O on CBS, which also did a 0.7 rating.
Hour 1: 2.445 million viewers, 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 2.255 million viewers, 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (11/15) Videos On YouTube:
The Undisputed Era crash SmackDown Tag Team Title Match (367,000 viewers)
Bray Wyatt unveils new-look Universal Title (354,000 viewers)
Team NXT brings the fight to Team SmackDown (322,000 viewers)
Banks, Cross, Carmella & Brooke vs. Ripley, Yim, Nox & Kai (321,000 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.