WWE SmackDown Viewership Jumps Back Above 2 Million Following Go-Home Show To Money In The Bank 2021

The overnight numbers for the most recent edition of WWE SmackDown have been revealed.

According to SpoilerTV, WWE SmackDown on July 16, 2021, drew 2.185 million viewers, which is up from the 1.881 million viewers drawn the week prior. Not only was this the go-home episode for Money in the Bank, but it was also the first SmackDown in front of a live audience in 70 weeks.

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Friday's SmackDown posted a 0.6 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, which was tops for the evening a double of every other show.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1 - 2.221 Million Viewers

Hour 2 - 2.148 Million Viewers

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (7/16) Videos on YouTube

- Edge & The Mysterios vs. Roman Reigns & The Usos - Six-Man Tag Team Match (1,061,778 views)

- Mr. McMahon welcomes the WWE Universe home (819,369 views)

- Finn Bálor journeys to SmackDown and attacks Sami Zayn (687,974 views)

- Big E vs. Kevin Owens vs. King Nakamura vs. Seth Rollins (459,227 views)

- Bianca Belair vs. Carmella - SmackDown Women’s Championship Match (368,608 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.

For a full breakdown of viewership numbers from various wrestling programs, check out Fightful's resources page.

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