Friday Night Smackdown last week drew 1,878,000 viewers, down 153,000 viewers from the previous week and the least-watched episode since July 2, 2021. The show had massive competition from the NBA Playoffs which did over 7 million viewers on ESPN and the NHL Playoffs as well which did 1.6 million viewers.
In the 18-49 demo, Smackdown topped the night on network television with 0.43, down 0.02 from the prior week. No other show did more than a 0.29 head-to-head. In the overnight numbers, Smackdown had 1,841,000 viewers in the first hour and 1,714,000 viewers in the second. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)