WWE SmackDown Viewership Jumps Slightly Following Go-Home Show To WrestleMania

WWE SmackDown's overnight viewership rose ever so slightly for the go-home show to WrestleMania.

According to overnight numbers released by Showbuzz Daily, the April 9 episode of SmackDown averaged 2.080 million viewers, up from the 2.036 million viewers the April 2 episode averaged.

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In the 18-49 demographic, the show averaged a 0.55 rating. WWE SmackDown was topped only by Shark Tank. The show also drew a 0.65 rating in the 25-54 demographic, trailing Blue Bloods, MacGyver, Shark Tank, and Magnum P.I.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1: 2.060 million viewers, 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 2.099 million viewers, 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic

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

Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal (482,874 views)

Roman Reigns is out to crush the dreamers at WrestleMania (300,114 views)

Nia Jax vs. Tamina (295,467 views)

Edge is driven two days before WrestleMania (243,387 views)

Kevin Owens gets painful payback on Sami Zayn (226,982 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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