According to Showbuzz Daily, yesterday’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown drew an average of 2.043 million viewers overnight, a slight increase from the previous week’s episode. They scored a rating of 0.55 in the prestigious 18-49 demographic, which was tied for third with NBC’s Shark Tank. This was the first SmackDown after last Sunday’s Money In The Bank pay per view, and featured the start of the Intercontinental championship tournament.
Overall the program finished 8th in total viewership, coming behind 20/20, Greatest #StayAtHome Video, Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front, Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, Dateline NBC, and Shark Tank. Shark tank pulled in the most viewers with 4.5 million.
Full ratings will be out on Monday.