WWE SmackDown (5/17) Records Small Bump In Viewership Against NBA And NHL Playoff Action

Check out the viewership numbers for the May 17 episode of WWE SmackDown.

Wrestlenomics reports that the May 17 episode of SmackDown recorded 2.186 million viewers. This is up slightly from the May 10 episode of the show, which recorded 2.128 million viewers.

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Furthermore, the show recorded 0.59 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic. This is down slightly from last week's 0.62 rating.

This show went head-to-head with the NBA playoff game between the Knicks and the Pacers that aired on ESPN and the NHL playoff game between the Panthers and Bruins that aired on TNT. Fightful will update fans when viewership information for this game is made available.

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (5/17) Videos on YouTube

- FULL SEGMENT: Cody Rhodes and Logan Paul’s tense contract signing (985K views)

- Jade Cargill gets disqualified against Nia Jax (465K views)

- Randy Orton plans to destroy The Bloodline (463K views)

- Randy Orton strikes out Carmelo Hayes (372K views)

- Tama Tonga eclipses LA Knight in King of the Ring Quarterfinal (319K views)

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