WWE SmackDown 5/14 Viewership Hits A New Low

Another week, another viewership low for WWE SmackDown.

ShowBuzzDaily reports that Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live drew 1,827,000 viewers, marking a non-holiday low for the show. SmackDown was taped in London hours before going live on USA Network. Last week's episode drew 1,931,000 viewers. The previous non-holiday low was set two weeks ago when the May 1 episode drew 1,833,000 viewers. This marks the third straight week that SmackDown has been under 2 million viewers.

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Tuesday's episode posted a 0.56 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, down from last week's 0.58 rating but still better than the May 1 episode (0.54 rating). The show finished sixth among cable originals, losing out to Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, NBA Playoff coverage on ESPN and Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals.

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (5/14/19) Videos on YouTube

Shane McMahon, Elias, Daniel Bryan & Rowan vs. Roman Reigns & The Usos (921,000 views)

Shane McMahon & Elias trap Roman Reigns & The Miz (822,000 views)

Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn ambush Kofi Kingston (517,000 views)

Finn Balor vs. Ali vs. Andrade vs. Randy Orton (305,000 views)

Relive Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair's bitter rivalry (300,000 views)

If you missed anything from Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live, check out Fightful's full report from the show. And listen to the post-show podcast for a complete review of all the action.

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