According to ShowBuzzDaily.com, this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown Live, which featured fallout from WWE Battleground, the return of Chris Jericho and the crowning of a new U.S. Champion, averaged 2.535 million viewers. This week’s number is down slightly from last week’s 2.548 million viewership average, which also saw a U.S. Title change and the final hype for Battleground.
Comparatively, this week’s edition of WWE Raw averaged 3.067 million viewers, down from last week’s 3.153 million viewership average.
This week’s edition of WWE Smackdown Live ranked #3 in viewership, behind Rachel Maddow and Tucker Carlson, and #2 in the 18-49 demographic on cable this week, behind Sharks & The City.