WWE SmackDown viewership was down on Friday.
According to Spoiler TV, WWE SmackDown drew 2.034 million viewers on Friday, October 8. This number is slightly down from last week, which drew 2.12 million viewers. During hour one, the show drew 2.094 million viewers. During the final hour, that number dropped to 1.974 million.
The show scored a 0.45 rating (0.5 in hour one and 0.4 in hour two) in the 18 to 49 demographic, which was topped only by Shark Tank.
WWE SmackDown featured a contract signing for the SmackDown Women's Championship as well as four first-round matches in the King of the Ring and Queen's Crown tournaments.
Top Five Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (10/8) Videos on YouTube
- Heyman tells Lesnar why Reigns will win at WWE Crown Jewel (645,380 views)
- Edge to face Seth Rollins inside Hell in a Cell (575,465 views)
- Sonya Deville informs Naomi she will face her next week (252,613 views)
- Liv Morgan vs. Carmella - Queen’s Crown Tournament First-Round Matc (214,494 views)
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