WWE SmackDown Viewership Drops Below 2 Million Following Post-WrestleMania Episode

WWE SmackDown's overnight viewership dropped below 2 million for the SmackDown after WrestleMania.

According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the April 16 episode of SmackDown averaged 1.997 million viewers, down from the 2.080 million viewers the April 9 episode averaged.

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In the 18-49 demographic, the show averaged a 0.5 rating. WWE SmackDown was topped only by Blue Bloods and Shark Tank. The show also drew a 0.6 rating in the 25-54 demographic, trailing Blue Bloods, MacGyver, Shark Tank, 20/20 and Magnum P.I.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1: 2.001 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 1.992 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (4/9/21) Videos On YouTube:

Roman Reigns disrespects Cesaro (727,128 views

Cesaro vs. Jey Uso (553,691 views)

The Street Profits throw a victory party for Bianca Belair (292,500 views)

Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn (254,067 views)

Rey Mysterio vs. Otis (221,529 views)


If you missed any of the action from SmackDown, check out Fightful’s full report on the show and listen to the post-show podcast for a complete review of all the action.

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