WWE SmackDown Viewership Up Coming Out of SummerSlam

This week’s WWE SmackDown episode, featuring fallout from Sunday’s WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view, drew 2.164 million viewers, according to Showbuzz Daily. This is up from last week’s 2.088 million viewers for the SummerSlam go-home show.

This is the best SmackDown viewership since the Superstar Shakeup edition on April 16, which drew 2.219 million viewers.

SmackDown was #7 for the night in viewership, for the second week in a row, behind Hannity, Rachel Maddow Show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle, The Five, and Special Report. SmackDown was #1 in the Cable Top 150 18-49 demographic this week, for the second week in a row. Hannity topped the night in viewership with 3.057 million viewers, ranking #15 on the Top 150.

The big draw on network TV at 8pm was America’s Got Talent on NBC, which drew 9.159 million viewers.

To compare, Monday’s post-SummerSlam edition of RAW drew an average of 2.729 million viewers, up from last week’s 2.473 million viewers for the SummerSlam go-home episode.

Below is our 2019 SmackDown Viewership Tracker:

January 1 Episode: 2.091 million viewers (New Year’s episode, taped)
January 8 Episode: 2.032 million viewers
January 15 Episode: 2.143 million viewers
January 22 Episode: 2.142 million viewers
January 29 Episode: 2.137 million viewers (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 5 Episode: 1.841 million viewers (State of the Union competition)
February 12 Episode: 2.034 million viewers
February 19 Episode: 2.269 million viewers (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
February 26 Episode: 2.150 million viewers
March 5 Episode: 2.155 million viewers
March 12 Episode: 2.198 million viewers (post-Fastlane episode)
March 19 Episode: 2.208 million viewers
March 26 Episode: 2.393 million viewers
April 2 Episode: 2.141 million viewers
April 9 Episode: 2.199 million viewers (post-WrestleMania 35 episode)
April 16 Episode: 2.219 million viewers (Superstar Shakeup episode)
April 23 Episode: 2.072 million viewers
April 30 Episode: 1.833 million viewers
May 7 Episode: 1.931 million viewers
May 14 Episode: 1.827 million viewers (taped episode from London)
May 21 Episode: 1.983 million viewers (post-Money In the Bank episode)
May 28 Episode: 2.072 million viewers
June 4 Episode: 2.016 million viewers
June 11 Episode: 1.930 million viewers (post-Super ShowDown episode)
June 18 Episode: 1.859 million viewers
June 25 Episode: 1.921 million viewers (post-Stomping Grounds episode)
July 2 Episode: 1.890 million viewers
July 9 Episode: 1.853 million viewers
July 16 Episode: 2.122 million viewers (post-Extreme Rules episode)
July 23 Episode: 2.162 million viewers
July 30 Episode: 1.911 million viewers
August 6 Episode: 2.088 million viewers
August 13 Episode: 2.164 million viewers (post-SummerSlam episode)
August 20 Episode:

2018 Total: 122.304 million viewers
2018 Average: 2.352 million viewers per episode

2017 Total: 132.401 million viewers
2017 Average: 2.546 million viewers per episode

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