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.
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 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)