SmackDown's viewership went down to close out July.
According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the July 31 episode of SmackDown averaged 1.892 million viewers, down from the 1.970 million viewers the July 24 episode averaged. For the month of July, SmackDown averaged 1.887 million viewers per episode across five episodes. Back on July 3, SmackDown drew the lowest viewership ever for an episode of televised on the FOX, with only 1.776 million viewers.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show drew a 0.5 rating, which is identical to last week's rating in that same demographic. Between ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, and NBC, SmackDown is tied for the highest rating in the 18-49 demo. The show also drew a 0.6 rating in the 25-54 demographic, which is identical to last week's rating in that demographic.
Hour 1: 1.873 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 1.911 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (7/31) Videos On YouTube:
The Fiend reemerges to take out Alexa Bliss (1.2 million views)
Bayley vs. Nikki Cross (458,000 views)
Sonya Deville cuts Mandy Rose's hair (347,000 views)
AJ Styles vs. Gran Metalik (331,000 views)
Big E vs. The Miz (320,000 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.