WWE SmackDown Viewership Just Below Two Million Viewers On 8/12

The preliminary numbers are in for the August 12 episode of WWE SmackDown.

SpoilerTV reports that WWE SmackDown averaged 2.431 million viewers on August 12. The number is up from 1.983 million viewers the show averaged last Friday. The first hour pulled 2.611 million viewers while the second hour came in at 2.251 million viewers.

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The show scored a 0.45 rating in the 18 to 49 demo, which is equal to the rating the show had the prior Friday. The first hour had a 0.5 rating while the second hour had a 0.4 rating. SmackDown topped the night among broadcast showings.

In certain markets, SmackDown was pre-empted due to football.

The final viewership numbers came in at 1.927 million viewers and a 0.44 rating.

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (8/12) Videos on YouTube

- Drew McIntyre surprise attacks The Usos backstage (589,000 views)

- Ronda Rousey crashes WWE Clash at the Castle Contract Signing (520,000 views)

- Drew McIntyre & Madcap Moss vs. The Usos (454,000 views)

- Gunther vs. Shinsuke Nakamura — Intercontinental Championship Match (410,000 views)

- Hit Row make a smash return (401,000 views)

Fans can find past viewership numbers for WWE SmackDown by clicking here.

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