WWE SmackDown 5/21 Viewership Up But Remains Under 2 Million

WWE SmackDown viewership back up following Money in the Bank.

ShowBuzzDaily reports that the May 21 episode of WWE SmackDown Live drew 1,983,000 viewers. This number is up 8.5% from last week's viewership number of 1,827,000. It's also the highest viewership number since the Apr. 23 episode, which drew 2,072,000 viewers. Apr. 23 was the last time SmackDown viewership was over 2 million viewers.

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Tuesday's episode drew a 0.61 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, up from last week's 0.56 rating. The show finished second among cable originals, losing toe Game 6 of NHL Western Conference Finals.

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (5/21) Videos on YouTube

Roman Reigns vs. Elias (1 million views)

24/7 Champion R-Truth is chased into the night (908,000 views)

Dolph Ziggler brutally attacks Kofi Kingston (661,000 views)

Carmella vs. Mandy Rose (582,000 views)

Becky Lynch & Bayley vs. Charlotte Flair & Lacey Evans (461,000 views)

If you missed anything from Tuesday's episode of SmackDown, check out Fightful's full report on the show. And listen to the post-show podcast for a full review of all the action.

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