Smackdown’s premiere on FOX delivered an average of 3,869,000 viewers, off hours 3,920,000 in the first hour and 3,818,000 in the second hour. That was an increase of 1.7 million viewers from last week’s broadcast. Adding viewers from FOX Deportes and FOX streaming platforms, the show did a total of 3,999,000 viewers with an audience peak of 4,217,000 viewers for the first quarter which featured an appearance by The Rock.
FOX dominated the 18-34, 18-49, and 25-54 demos by a mile hitting 1.0 and 0.9 in the 18-34, 1.4 and 1.3 in 18-49 and 1.6 in both hours for 25-54. The show was #4 for the night on network television. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)