WWE SmackDown On 8/13/21 Viewership Final Number Sees Big Drop From Overnight Number

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

According to SpoilerTV, WWE SmackDown on August 13, 2021, drew 2.499 million viewers, which is up from the 2.047 million viewers drawn the week prior. It should be noted, however, that in some markets during SmackDown's timeslot, football aired as opposed to WWE.

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Football airing in select markets boosted the overnight numbers as, according to Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, the final viewership number for SmackDown came in at 2.084 million viewers. The show scored a 0.58 rating (746,000 viewers) in the 18 to 49 demographic.

The original demographic rating was a 0.6, which was tops on the night.

Hourly Breakdown (Overnight):

Hour 1 - 2.575 Million Viewers

Hour 2 - 2.422 Million Viewers

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (8/13) Videos on YouTube

- John Cena says all he needs to beat Roman Reigns is 1-2-3 (816,156 views)

- Sasha Banks, Carmella and Zelina Vega attack Bianca Belair (606,545 views)

- King Nakamura captures the Intercontinental Title from Apollo Crews (519,758 views)

- Baron Corbin exits with Money in the Bank contract (500,803 views)

- Kevin Owens vs. Baron Corbin (310,002 views)

If you missed anything from SmackDown, check out Fightful’s full report on the show and listen to the post-show podcast for a rundown 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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