WWE SmackDown viewership was slightly up on Friday.
According to Spoiler TV, WWE SmackDown drew 2.12 million viewers on Friday, October 1. This number is slightly up from last week, which drew 2.09 million viewers. During hour one, the show drew 2.167 million viewers. During the final hour, that number dropped to 2.073 million.
The show scored a 0.55 rating (0.6 in hour one and 0.5 in hour two) in the 18 to 49 demographic, which was tops for the night.
WWE SmackDown was headlined by Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair. The Boss was able to pick up the victory after some outside interference from Becky Lynch.
Top Five Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (10/1) Videos on YouTube
- Brock Lesnar credits Paul Heyman for his "Free Agent" status (735,630 views)
- Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks (492,947 views)
- Reigns, Big E, Flair and Belair selected in First Round of WWE Draft (443,843 views)
- Drew McIntyre and The New Day head to SmackDown and Edge to Raw (347,363 views)
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