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Friday Night SmackDown Draws Huge Viewership

The Rock SmackDown 1000

• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (October 5, 1991) – WCW Power Hour

On this day in 1991, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Power Hour’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Halloween Havoc 1991’ PPV.

The card can be found below:

Rick Steiner vs. Paul Lee

Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyszko vs. Johnny Rich & Scott Allen

Barry Windham vs. Mike Thor

Danger Zone: Lex Luger and Ron Simmons

Brian Pillman vs. Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker

Dustin Rhodes, Big Josh & Tom Zenk vs. Terrence Taylor, Richard Morton & Thomas Rich

• Friday Night SmackDown Draws Huge Viewership

This week’s episode of SmackDown, which was SmackDown’s 20th anniversary show and debut on FOX – featuring the return of The Rock and Brock Lesnar in the main event, drew 3.87 million viewers.

This is up from previous week’s 2.10 million viewers. Below are the top 10 moments from this week’s SmackDown:

You can compare the viewership of all the WWE shows and AEW Dynamite from this week below:

RAW: 2.57 million viewers (up from previous week’s 2.21 million viewers)

NXT: 891,000 viewers (down from previous week’s 1.01 million viewers)

AEW Dynamite: 1.41 million viewers

SmackDown: 3.87 million viewers (up from previous week’s 2.10 million viewers)

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