WWE SmackDown Draws Lowest Viewership & Demo Rating Of 2023 So Far

WWE SmackDown Draws Lowest Viewership & Demo Rating Of 2023 So Far WWE

The viewership figure and demo rating for Friday’s (May 5) edition of WWE SmackDown on FOX has been revealed.

Per Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, SmackDown drew 2.059 million viewers. This is down from the April 28 WWE Draft 2023 edition that drew 2.473 million viewers.

This is the lowest total viewership for the program in 2023 so far.

In the 18-49 demographic, Friday’s show scored 0.52 rating. This is also down from the week prior that scored 0.67 rating.

This is also the lowest demo rating for the show this year. WWE ranked #5 overall in the demo for the night.

The show featured the final go-home build ahead of WWE Backlash and took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Also, LWO’s Rey Mysterio and Zelina Vega defeated The Judgment Day’s Dominik Mysterio and Rhea Ripley. Post match, The Judgment Day jumped Mysterio before Bad Bunny and the LWO made the save.

For more information about SmackDown ratings, check out WrestleTalk’s SmackDown ratings tracker.

Full results from Backlash were as follows:

Raw Women’s Championship – Bianca Belair (c) def. IYO SKY

Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins def. Omos

United States Championship – Austin Theory (c) def. Bobby Lashley, Bronson Reed

SmackDown Women’s Championship – Rhea Ripley (c) def. Zelina Vega

San Juan Street Fight – Bad Bunny def. Damian Priest

Solo Sikoa & The Usos def. Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens & Matt Riddle

Cody Rhodes def. Brock Lesnar

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12 months ago by SP3



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