WWE Smackdown 8/14 Viewership And Rating Down For SummerSlam Go Home Edition

The go home edition of SmackDown drew 2,189,000 viewers on Tuesday, down from last week's 2,197,000 viewers. The more troubling news is the .70 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, .03 down from last week's number via ShowBuzz Daily.

Despite the decrease in overall viewership and rating, the show still finished No.1 in the top 250 cable origincals on the night.

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Miz & Mrs scored 1,162,000 viewers and a .51 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic. The viewership number is down from last week's 1,225,000 viewers, but the rating jumped .04 in the demographic. The birth of Monroe Sky = ratings. The reality television show, which was renewed for a second season, finished third on the night.

When it comes to YouTube views for SmackDown, the bout between Jeff Hardy and Shelton Benjamin is at the top of the list with 561,000 views. The main event segment with Samoa Joe and AJ Styles has 389,000 views. The first of three video packages highlighting the Miz and Daniel Bryan feud is third with 342,000 views. Together, the three videos have combined for 651,000 views.The opening segment featuring Carmella, Charlotte Flair, and Beck Lynch has 320,000 views. The match between Charlotte & Becky against Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville rounds out the top five for SmackDown YouTube views.

If you missed any of the action from SmackDown, head over to our full coverage of the event or listen to the post-show podcast.

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