WWE SmackDown on FOX on Friday had a viewership of 2 million in its preliminary ratings as per Spoiler TV. This was the lowest initial viewers for the show this year. But it was up against The Olympics Opening Ceremony, which averaged 9.5 million viewers as opposed to SmackDown.
SmackDown earned the show a 0.50 score in its demo for 18-49. It was ranked #2 in the evening, just behind the Olympic Opening Ceremony.
The first hour had 1.998 million viewers. The second hour saw a rise of just a bit in viewers, to 2.003 million. Both hours had an average of 0.5 rating for the demo 18-49.1 minute, 0 seconds 4 seconde volume 0 100 %.
The final viewership usually is between 3-7 percent, so the total viewership will be released on Monday afternoon. This will be somewhere in the 2.06 million to 2.14 million range.