SmackDown's viewership went up as the road to SummerSlam continues.
According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the August 7 episode of SmackDown averaged 1.956 million viewers, up from the 1.892 million viewers the July 31 episode averaged.
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 0.7 rating in the 25-54 demographic, which is up from last week's 0.6 rating in that same demo
Hour 1: 1.924 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 1.988 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (8/8) Videos On YouTube:
Mandy Rose debuts new look as brawl erupts on SmackDown (895,000 views)
RETRIBUTION wreaks havoc on SmackDown (715,000 views)
Stephanie McMahon sets SummerSlam fate for Bayley (594,000 views)
Sheamus vs. King Corbin (301,000 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.