Smackdown beat Raw in the ratings this week, pulling in 2,545,000 viewers for the 1,000th episode. That is an increase of 410,000 viewers over last week’s broadcast.
Smackdown was #5 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic on a night dominated by NBA, MLB, and strong showing from the weekly television series on network television and #9 in overall viewership.
This was the most-watched Smackdown since the April 24 episode. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)