Posted in: WWE WWE SmackDown Viewership Down with AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin In the Main Event
By Marc Middleton
Apr 19, 2017 - 4:30:18 PM
This week's WWE SmackDown, featuring a Six-Pack Challenge to crown a new #1 contender to WWE Champion Randy Orton and Baron Corbin vs. AJ Styles in the main event, drew 2.544 million viewers. This is down from last week's 3.105 million viewers for the "Superstar Shakeup" episode, which was the best SmackDown number for 2017 and the best number going back to the 2016 Draft episode.
SmackDown was #6 in viewership on cable for the night, behind two NBA Playoff games, Special Report, Tucker Carlson and The O'Reilly Factor. SmackDown was #3 in the 18-49 demographic, behind the NBA games.
In comparison, Monday's RAW drew 3.346 million viewers, down from last week's 3.429 million viewers.
Below is our 2017 SmackDown Viewership Tracker:
January 3rd Episode: 2.596 million viewers
January 10th Episode: 2.533 million viewers
January 17th Episode: 2.652 million viewers
January 24th Episode: 2.556 million viewers
January 31st Episode: 2.817 million viewers
February 7th Episode: 2.627 million viewers
February 14th Episode: 2.626 million viewers
February 21st Episode: 2.792 million viewers
February 28th Episode: 2.566 million viewers
March 7th Episode: 2.738 million viewers
March 14th Episode: 2.628 million viewers
March 21st Episode: 2.647 million viewers
March 28th Episode: 2.698 million viewers
April 4th Episode: 2.885 million viewers
April 11th Episode: 3.105 million viewers
April 18th Episode: 2.544 million viewers
April 25th Episode: