According to Showbuzz Daily, last night’s episode of WWE SmackDown drew an average of 2.003 million viewers overnight, a decrease of 0.5% from the previous week’s show. They scored a rating of 0.5 in the always important 18-49 demographic, which was third for the night. The show was build around a gauntlet matchup to determine a new challenger for Universal champion Roman Reigns at the Royal Rumble, a match that was won by Adam Pearce.
Overall the program finished eighth in total viewership coming behind Shark Tank, 20/20, MacGyver, Magnum P.I., Mr. Mayor, Dateline NBC, and Blue Bloods, which finished #1 with just over six million viewers.
Full ratings will be out on Monday.