WWE SmackDown Live Viewership Sees Spike For Post-Extreme Rules Show

Smackdown Live!
Smackdown Live!

Tuesday’s edition of WWE SmackDown Live from Worcester, MA at the DCU Center averaged 2.122 million viewers, which is up from 1.853 million the previous week, according to ShowbuzzDaily.

The episode was expected to increase in viewership just like Monday’s RAW as it was the post-show of SmackDown for Extreme Rules. The same episode last year drew 2.293 million viewers. This was the highest viewed episode of SmackDown Live since 4/16/19.

The show had to go up against Hannity that did 3.128 million viewers, Rachel Maddow Show with 2.266 and Tucker Carlson Tonight that drew 3.052.

Matches that took place on this show include Aleister Black vs. Cesaro, Charlotte Flair vs. Liv Morgan, Bayley & Ember Moon vs. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville, Elias, Randy Orton & Samoa Joe vs. The New Day, The Kabuki Warriors vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions The IIconics, and Dolph Ziggler vs. Kevin Owens in the main event. 

In case you missed the show, you can check out the 6 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 (7.16.19)