SmackDown didn't capitalize on Raw's momentum.
ShowBuzzDaily reports that the Feb. 26 episode of SmackDown Live drew 2,150,000 viewers. This number is down from last week's 2,269,000 viewers. Last week marked a 2019 viewership high for the show.
While the viewership number took a slight dip, the rating in the 18 to 49 demographic was up to a 0.76. Last week drew a 0.75 rating in the same demographic. The show finished first among cable originals on Tuesday.
For the month of February, SmackDown Live averaged 2,073,000 viewers and a 0.70 rating.
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (2/26) Videos on YouTube
Kevin Owens returns and replaces Kofi Kingston at WWE Fastlane (1 million views)
Kevin Owens & Kofi Kingston vs. Daniel Bryan & Rowan (1 million views)
The Hardy Boyz vs. The Bar (647,000 views)
US Title Match - R-Truth vs. Andrade vs. Rey Mysterio (604,000 views)
Relive Roman Reigns' uplifting return from battling leukemia (439,000 views)