SmackDown's viewership bounces back from record-low viewership for an episode that aired live on FOX.
According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the July 10 episode of SmackDown averaged 1.905 million viewers, slightly up from the 1.776 million viewers the July 3 episode averaged. The July 3 episode drew the lowest viewership ever for an episode of SmackDown televised on the FOX Network, beating the 1.918 million viewers the May 1 episode drew.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show drew a 0.5 rating, which is up from last week's 0.4 rating in that same demographic. Between ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, and NBC, SmackDown drew the highest rating in the 18-49 demo in primetime. The show also drew a 0.6 rating in the 25-54 demographic, up from last week's 0.5 rating.
Hour 1: 1.930 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 1.879 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (7/10) Videos On YouTube:
Naomi, Lacey Evans, Dana Brooke and Tamina meet in Karaoke Showdown (212,000 views)
Naomi vs. Lacey Evans (202,000 views)
Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro deliver shattering message to The New Day (172,000 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.