Spoiler TV is reporting that Friday’s WWE Crown Jewel go-home episode of SmackDown rose in viewership and ratings from the week before as it returned to FOX.
WWE SmackDown aired on FS1 last week due to the World Series coverage.
The November 3rd show had 2.017 million viewers, up from last week’s 1.145 million viewers, and down from the October 20th episode which had 2.16 million preliminary viewers. The final number was 2.254 million.
The final number is usually higher than the preliminary number, so that will be the case here as well.
WWE SmackDown had a 0.49 rating in the key 18-49 demo, up from last week’s 0.35 rating on FS1 but down from the October 20th episode on FOX, which had a 0.59 rating.
WWE SmackDown was the #1 rated show on network TV for Friday night and in its time slot. The show with the most viewership for the night was ABC’s 20/20 (3.736 million).
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The latest episode of WWE SmackDown saw a significant increase in viewership and ratings as it returned to FOX after airing on FS1 the previous week. According to Spoiler TV, the go-home episode of SmackDown for WWE Crown Jewel on November 3rd attracted 2.017 million viewers, up from the previous week’s 1.145 million viewers.
It is worth noting that the October 20th episode had a preliminary viewership of 2.16 million, but the final number reached 2.254 million. This trend suggests that the final number for the November 3rd episode will likely be higher as well.
In terms of ratings, SmackDown received a 0.49 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, an improvement from the previous week’s 0.35 rating on FS1. However, it fell short of the October 20th episode on FOX, which garnered a 0.59 rating.
Despite this, WWE SmackDown still emerged as the highest-rated show on network TV for Friday night and dominated its time slot. The show with the most viewership for the night was ABC’s “20/20” with 3.736 million viewers.
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Overall, the return of SmackDown to FOX resulted in a boost in viewership and ratings, indicating the continued popularity and appeal of WWE programming.