FOX Sports has taken to social media to celebrate this past Friday’s SmackDown viewership, which was the show’s highest since January.
The show drew 2.383 million viewers, which was the same as January 29 which was the final show before Royal Rumble.
SMACKDOWN SLAMS COMPETITION, SCORES BEST SHOW SINCE JANUARY 2021
2,383,000 viewers tuned in for last week’s FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN ON FOX (Sept. 10, 2021)
– Friday’s broadcast was the most-watched edition of SMACKDOWN since Jan. 22, 2021, and was up +11% over September 2020’s average viewership (2,155,000)
– SMACKDOWN was the most-watched telecast of the day in the coveted A18-49 demographic
– Birmingham (4.4/7)
– Richmond (4.2/8)
– Memphis (3.7/7)
– Tulsa (3.7/7)
– Louisville (3.5/7)
The show played host to the first appearance of Brock Lesnar since his WWE return at SummerSlam, as well as a Seth Rollins vs Edge rematch.