The viewership figure and demo rating for Friday’s (May 26) edition of WWE SmackDown on FOX has been revealed.
Per Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, SmackDown drew 2.158 million viewers. This is up from the May 19 edition that drew 2.133 million viewers.
This is the highest total viewership for the program since the April 28 episode.
In the 18-49 demographic, Friday’s show scored 0.52 rating. This is slightly down from the week prior that scored 0.53 rating.
WWE ranked #1 among broadcast primetime and cable originals in the demo for the night.
The show featured Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn hosting the KO Show featuring The Usos and Roman Reigns in the main event segment.
Also, Austin Theory defeated Sheamus to retain the United States Championship.
For more information about SmackDown ratings, check out WrestleTalk’s SmackDown ratings tracker.
Here are full results from WWE Night of Champions 2023:
World Heavyweight Championship – Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins def. AJ Styles
Trish Stratus def. Becky Lynch after interference from Zoey Stark
Intercontinental Championship – Gunther (c) def. Mustafa Ali
Raw Women’s Championship – Asuka def. Bianca Belair (c)
SmackDown Women’s Championship – Rhea Ripley (c) def. Natalya
Brock Lesnar def. Cody Rhodes
Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship – Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn (c) def. Roman Reigns & Solo Sikoa after the Usos accidentally superkicked Sikoa, and Jimmy Uso purposely superkicked Reigns
WWE Smackdown, Friday on Fox (8-10pm):
P18-49 rating: 0.52
#1 in P18-49 among broadcast primetime and cable originals
— Wrestlenomics (@wrestlenomics) May 30, 2023
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