Friday’s WWE SmackDown Rating Improves

Friday’s WWE SmackDown scored a 1.71 cable TV rating, which is up from the previous week’s year-low 1.66 number. The episode averaged 2.28 million viewers, which is down from last weeks 2.32 million average. This makes Friday’s show the least-watched first-run, non-holiday Smackdown since the series moved to Syfy in October 2010.

Smackdown ranked #7 in overall viewers Friday night, a distant #8 in males 18-34, and #4 in males 18-49. Smackdown was topped in adult males by programming on FX and TBS.