SmackDown scored 2.175 million viewers on Tuesday, down 2.348 million viewers from last week’s taped episode. Yet again, SmackDown scored their lowest numbers of 2017. With Backlash this Sunday, this isn’t good news for WWE.
Randy Orton took on Baron Corbin and Carmella scored an upset pin over Naomi.
The NBA Playoffs and and Draft Lottery took up a large portion of TV. Below are recent SmackDown numbers, which have mostly been dropping the past five weeks.
April 18: 2.544 million viewers
April 25: 2.493 million viewers
May 2: 2.300 million viewers
May 9: 2.348 million viewers
May 16: 2.175 million viewers