Smackdown rebounded in a big way, drawing 2,437,000 viewers on Tuesday. The better news is that the 18 to 49 demographic rating was up .07, finishing at .77. The show finished No. 1 on the night in ShowBuzz Daily's top 150 cable original programs. Last week's episode posted 2,189,000 viewers and a .70 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic.
The Miz' SummerSlam victory over Daniel Bryan helped Miz & Mrs. ratings as the show drew 73,000 extra viewers from last week. Tuesday's episode finished with 1,235,000 viewers and a .50 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic. The show finished fourth among top 150 cable originals.
Top 5 SmackDown Videos on YouTube
1. Becky Lynch explains her SummerSlam actions, brawl with Charlotte ensues (1.3 million views)
2. Brie Bella returns, Daniel Bryan & Brie challenge Miz & Maryse at Hell in a Cell (1.2 million views)
3. Jeff Hardy vs. Randy Orton (1 million views)
4. New Day vs. Bludgeon Brothers main event (765,000-plus views)
5. Samoa Joe attacks AJ Styles (698,000-plus views)