WWE SmackDown viewership increased on January 13.
According to Wrestlenomics, 2.326 million viewers watched the show on Friday. This number is up from last week, when 2.257 million viewers tuned in.
In the 18 to 49 demographic, SmackDown scored a 0.55 rating, which is also up from last week (0.53 rating in the same demographic). Per Showbuzz Daily, SmackDown tied with Shark Tank for the top spot in the demographic.
Smackdown was tied for #1 in P18-49 with Shark Tank on ABC, according to Showbuzz Daily. The two NBA games on ESPN led cable.
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This week’s episode featured an Intercontinental Championship match, as Gunther defended the title against Braun Strowman. In the main event, Kevin Owens battled Sami Zayn. Plus, Liv Morgan faced Raquel Rodriguez in a singles match, and Xia Li took on Tegan Nox. Bray Wyatt also appeared on the show.