Thursday, August 13, 2020

WWE SmackDown Live Viewership Increases For Post-Stomping Grounds Show

Tuesday’s edition of WWE SmackDown Live from Portland, OR at the Moda Center averaged million 1.921 viewers, which is up from 1.859 million the previous week, according to ShowbuzzDaily.

The episode was expected to increase in viewership just like Monday’s RAW. This show served as the post-show episode of SmackDown for the Stomping Grounds pay-per-view event. The same episode last year drew 2.135  million viewers.

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The show had to go up against Hannity that did 3.212 million viewers, Rachel Maddow Show with 2.363 and Tucker Carlson Tonight that drew 2.754.

Matches that took place on this show include The New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods) vs. Daniel Bryan & Rowan in a non-title match, an Eight Man Tag Team Match, Elias (w/Shane McMahon) vs. The Miz in a Best Two Out Of Three Falls Match, Nikki Cross vs. SmackDown Women’s Champ Bayley, Sonya Deville (w/Mandy Rose) vs. Ember Moon and WWE Champion Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler in the headliner. 

In case you missed the show, you can check out the 5 takeaways from it here. WWE will attempt to increase viewership with next week’s episode, which should be interesting to see what number it pulls in.

Watch: Top 10 Moments from Tuesday’s Smackdown Live (6.25.19)

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