After SmackDown's viewership dropped to its lowest while airing on FOX, the latest episode saw a nice bump in viewership.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the overnight numbers for the November 22 episode of FOX saw the show average 2.600 million viewers, higher than the 2.350 million viewers the week prior drew. This week's SmackDown still drew a lower average viewership than the November 5 episode.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show did a 0.8 rating, which is tied with Hawaii Five-O for the highest rating for a primetime program among NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX and CW. The rating is also higher than last week's show, which only did a 0.7 rating.
Hour 1: 2.701 million viewers, 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 2.500 million viewers, 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (11/22) Videos On YouTube:
DX has two words for King Corbin (2.1 million viewers)
Triple H, Shawn Michaels & Road Dogg ride Team NXT into battle (1.1 million viewers)
Undisputed Era crash Shinsuke Nakamura's unveil of new-look title (603,000 viewers)
Bayley sneak-attacks Shayna Baszler ahead of showdown (480,000 viewers)
"The Fiend" Bray Wyatt hits Daniel Bryan with the Mandible Claw (400,000 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.