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WWE Smackdown Rating Slightly Up, Audience Down From Previous Week In Final Numbers

August 29, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The final numbers are in for last week’s WWE Smackdown, and the rating ticked up while the overall audience was down. Smackdown scored a 0.48 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic and 1.99 million viewers, up a tick and down 4.5% from the previous week’s 0.47 demo rating and 2.084 million viewers.

As noted in Sunday’s report, the episode was pre-empted in several markets for football which accounts for the drop from the overnight ratings of a 0.5 demo rating and 2.392 million viewers. Smackdown won the night for all shows across TV per Showbuzz Daily, beating out 20/20 on ABC (0.38 demo rating/2.634 million).

Smackdown is averaging a 0.516 demo rating and 2.124 million viewers for 2022 to date, compared to a 0.562 demo rating and 2.106 million viewers for the same time period in 2021.

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