Viewership for this week's SmackDown Live is nearly identical to last week's viewership.
The August 20 edition of SmackDown Live averaged 2,142,000 viewers, per Showbuzz Daily. That number is only less than 30,000 viewers than the August 13 show, which did 2,164,000 viewers, but still up from the August 6 show, which averaged 2,088,000 viewers.
In the 18-49 demographic, SmackDown was the top program with a 0.68 rating, slightly up from last week's rating of 0.67 rating in that same demographic and finished first on cable for the entire day. The 18-49 rating for the August 20 episode is the highest since the May 28 episode that drew a 0.69 rating.
Top 5 Most Viewed SmackDown (8/20) Videos on YouTube:
Elias vs. Kevin Owens (821,000 views)
Buddy Murphy vs. Daniel Bryan (629,000 views)
Kofi Kingston escalates rivalry with Randy Orton (500,000 views)
Drake Maverick hunts down the 24/7 Title (361,000 views)