WWE News: WWE SmackDown viewership and rating increases once again

The overnight ratings are in for Friday’s WWE SmackDown episode from Orlando, Florida at the Amway Center.

The episode drew an average of 2.029 million viewers, which is up from last Friday’s SmackDown episode that did an average of 1.987 viewers.

The first hour saw it pull in 2.053 million viewers while hour two did 2.004 million viewers. The show did 2.016 million viewers in hour one while hour two did 1.957 million viewers a week ago.

It also pulled in an average of 0.50 rating in the 18-49 demographic, which was #2 for the night. That is down the 0.55 rating in the 18-49 demographic the show did last week.

SmackDown was in the middle of the pack for the night among the networks in viewership. It was behind 20/20, Magnum P.I., Blue Bloods, Shark Tank, Dateline NBC, and other series among the top shows on network television.

It should be noted that this is the overnight number and the actual rating won’t be released until Monday.