July was good to Smackdown Live viewership-wise
Every week in July, Smackdown averaged more viewers than the week before and that did not change this week. According to ShowBuzz Daily, this week's Smackdown averaged 2,401,000 which was over 60,000 more than last week.
During the same month, Raw viewership went up and down each week with this week's episode having an overall average of 2.9 million viewers which was the highest of the month.
Last week, Smackdown was ranked fourth among original cable content and this week's episode topped the rankings at number one with a .75 rating in the 18 to 49 year old demographic.
Last week, Miz and Mrs was ranked fifth for the series premiere. This week's episode of the reality show was ranked third but lost 170,000 viewers.
On YouTube,the video of Randy Orton beating up Jeff Hardy had over 1 million views and three videos from Smackdown earned more than 500,000 views. Charlotte Flair's return received over 850,000 views and her match against Carmella had over 612,000 views. Daniel Bryan's promo against the Miz earned 511,000 views.