The Man was back and the rating was up.
ShowBuzzDaily reports that Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live drew 2,264,000 viewers. This number is up from last week's 2,150,000 viewers. The show drew a 0.81 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, up from last week's 0.69 and the highest rating since SmackDown 1000 on Oct. 16. Excluding SmackDown 1000, it's the highest rating the show has done since April 17. That episode drew a 0.98 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic. WWE Raw averaged a 0.79 rating for Monday's episode.
SmackDown finished first on the night among cable original programming.
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown Live (11/27) Videos on YouTube
Opening segment featuring Paige, Becky Lynch, and Charlotte (925,000 views)
Randy Orton attacks an injured Rey Mysterio (853,000 views)
Samoa Joe ruins Jeff Hardy's 20th anniversary celebration (414,000 views)
AJ Styles promises to give Daniel Bryan a painful reminder at WWE TLC (387,000 views)
Shinsuke Nakamura attacks Rusev prior to their scheduled bout (329,000 views)