This week’s WWE SmackDown, featuring Team Hell No vs. The Usos in the main event, drew 2.013 million viewers. This is down 5.7% from last week’s 2.135 million viewers and a new low for 2018. This is also the second least-watched show since the blue brand moved to Tuesday nights, barely beating the 1.921 million viewers from Election Night on November 8th, 2016.
Regarding SmackDown airing the night before the 4th of July holiday this week, the show aired on the actual 4th of July holiday in 2017 and drew 2.329 million viewers.
SmackDown was #7 in viewership, for the second week in a row, for the night on cable, behind Hannity, The Rachel Maddow Show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle, The Five and Special Report with Bret Baier. The FIFA World Cup game topped the night in the 18-49 demographic but drew just 1.691 million viewers. Hannity topped the night in viewership with 2.641 million viewers.
In comparison, Monday’s RAW drew 2.707 million viewers, up from last week’s 2.663 million viewers.