This past Friday’s post-Money In The Bank edition of SmackDown drew 2.56 million viewers with a 0.76 rating in the 18-49 demo.
This is up from previous week’s 2.51 million viewers with a 0.69 rating.
The Wrestling Observer reported the following about the latest 18-49 demo ratings for the blue brand:
“SmackDown did its best 18-49 number since a show that followed an NFL game in 2020, which really doesn’t count.
0.76 and at least the previous week that would have been the highest number of the week of any show on network TV.
If it’s no. 1 this week, it could be the first time in history a wrestling show was No. 1 in the network ratings.”
Wrestlenomics did a further breakdown of the viewership and revealed that the “Trial of the Tribal Chief” segment drew 3.07 million viewers, which is unprecedented in today’s times.
In comparison, below are the numbers for other WWE & AEW TV shows in the US for last week:
– Monday’s RAW drew 1.83 million viewers with a 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is down from last week’s 1.97 million viewers with a 0.61 rating.
– Tuesday’s NXT drew 508,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is down from last week’s 622,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating.
– Wednesday’s Dynamite drew 855,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating, which is up from last week’s 809,000 viewers with a 0.24 rating.
– Friday’s Rampage drew 368,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is down from previous week’s 450,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating.
– Saturday’s Collision drew 580,000 viewers with a 0.21 rating in the 18-49 demo, which is up from previous week’s 452,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating.
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