WWE SmackDown viewership is in for a Roman Reigns-less episode on FS1.
According to Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, WWE SmackDown drew 1,032,000 viewers on Friday, October 29. This number is down from last week, which drew 2.101 million viewers on FOX. However, this number is up from the 866,000 viewers the show previously drew on FS1 on October 15
The show scored a 0.29 rating with viewers aged 18 to 49 (373,000 viewers). Thurston also noted the following:
For SmackDown, viewer counts in thousands for this week's episode with difference versus the median of the last four weeks in parentheses:
P2+: 1032 (+19%)
P18-49: 373 (+19%)
M18-49: 227 (-48%)
F18-49: 145 (-55%)
P18-34: 108 (+1%)
M18-34: 75 (-46%)
F18-34: 32 (-72%)
P35-49: 265 (-48%)
M35-49: 152 (-47%)
F35-49: 113 (-48%)
non-P18-49: 659 (-55%)
The main event segment of WWE SmackDown saw The New Day best The Usos as King Woods scored the win.
Top Five Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (10/29) Videos on YouTube
- Paul Heyman responds to Brock Lesnar’s $1,000,000 fine: SmackDown (1.1 million views)
- Drew McIntyre vs. Mustafa Ali (517,000 views)
- The New Day vs. The Usos (499,000 views)
- Naomi vs. Shayna Baszler (496,000 views)
- Shotzi vs. Charlotte Flair: Championship Contender Match (489,000 views)
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