WWE SmackDown on Friday night scored a 1.78 cable TV rating, which is down 1.86 percent from the previous week. This was their lowest rating since December of last year.
Smackdown averaged 2.435 million viewers, which is down 4% from the previous week’s show. It was the least-watched first-run Friday episode of the year.
Smackdown ranked #6 in overall viewers on cable TV Friday night, #5 in males 18-34, and #4 in males 18-49, reflecting a weak night of television if Smackdown still averaged a Top 5 finish with their weakest performance of the year.