Tuesday’s edition of WWE SmackDown Live from Jacksonville, FL at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena averaged 2.032 million viewers, down from 2.091 million the previous week, according to ShowbuzzDaily.
Despite WWE putting some together some intriguing segments for the show, this episode faced some solid competition due to the Presidential Address taking place during its second hour. The show had to go up against Hannity on Fox News that drew 7.129 million viewers, Cuomo Prime Time that pulled in 3.536 and the Rachael Maddow Show that did 4.356 viewers.
Matches that took place on this show include WWE Champion Daniel Bryan vs. R-Truth in a non-title match, Andrade Almas & Samoa Joe vs. Mustafa Ali & Rey Mysterio, SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bar (Cesaro & Sheamus) vs. The Usos (Jey Uso & Jimmy Uso) in a non-title match, and Becky Lynch defeating Carmella and Charlotte Flair in a Triple Threat Match in order to become the new #1 contender for the SmackDown Women’s Title where she has earned the opportunity to face Asuka for the strap at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event.
WWE also hyped the Royal Rumble and the matches taking place at the show. In case you missed the show, you can check out the 5 takeaways from it here.
Watch: Top 10 Moments from Tuesday’s SmackDown Live (1.8.19)