SmackDown's viewership dropped to under two million viewers for the first time in weeks.
According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the June 5 episode of SmackDown averaged 1.935 million viewers, up from last week's 2.150 million viewers. This is the lowest since the May 1 episode that averaged 1.918 million viewers.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show drew a 0.5 rating, down from last week's 0.55 rating. Between ABC, CBS, CW, FOX and NBC, SmackDown was the third-highest rated show on primetime. The show also drew a 0.65 rating in the 25-54 demographic.
Hour 1: 1.962 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 1.908 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (6/5) Videos On YouTube:
Braun Strowman flips over van with The Miz & John Morrison inside (522,000 views)
Otis vs. King Corbin (292,000 views)
Kayla Braxton gets slimed as Miz & Morrison prank goes awry (274,000 views)
Sheamus greets Jeff Hardy with vicious Brogue Kick (259,000 views)
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.