SmackDown's viewership bounced back after weeks of it hovering just barely above two million viewers.
According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the May 29 episode of SmackDown averaged 2.150 million viewers, up from last week's 2.039 million viewers. This is the highest number since the April 17 episode that averaged 2.192 million viewers.
In the 18-49 demographic, the show drew a 0.55 rating, down from last week's 0.6 rating. Between ABC, CBS, CW, FOX and NBC, SmackDown was the tied for the second-highest rated show on primetime. The show was also drew a 0.7 rating the 25-54 demographic.
Hour 1: 2.143 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Hour 2: 2.157 million viewers, 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic
Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (5/29) Videos On YouTube:
Jeff Hardy arrested after shocking accident opens SmackDown (481,000 views)
Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus (340,000 views)
"Fast Times" for Otis & Mandy Rose with dreamy poolside kiss (338,000 views)
Lacey Evans vs. Sonya Deville (299,000 views)
For a full breakdown on viewership numbers from various wrestling programs, check out Fightful's resources page.