Thursday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.57 rating, which is down from a 1.62 rating the did last week. The show averaged 2,112 million viewers, which is down from the 2,295 million viewers the show did last week. SmackDown went up against John Cena's "American Grit" reality series in the 9 pm EST time slot.
SmackDown ranked #5 in the top 150 shows on cable for the night, which is the same ranking that the show did last week. The NBA Playoff game between OKC and Golden State led the night with 9,998 million viewers.