The episode drew an average of 1.777 million viewers, which is down from last Friday’s SmackDown episode that did an average of 2.174 million viewers. This was the lowest-rated episode of SmackDown on FOX as the previous low came back on May 1st with 1.919.
The first hour saw it pull in 1.797 million viewers, hour two with 1.756 million viewers. Last week’s show did 2.271 million viewers in hour one while hour two did 2.076 million viewers.
It also pulled in an average of 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic, which was #2 for the night. That is down from the 0.50 rating in the 18-49 demographic the show did last week.
SmackDown was #8 for the night among the networks in viewership, the same from last week’s #8 ranking. It was behind 20/20, Magnum P.I., Blue Bloods, Shark Tank, Dateline NBC, and other series among the top shows on network television.
It should be noted that this is the overnight number and the actual rating won’t be released until Monday.