WWE SmackDown Live Viewership (1/2): Numbers Up For First Show Of 2018

The ratings are in for this week's episode of WWE SmackDown Live, and the news is all positive.

The January 2nd edition of SmackDown Live, which was the first show of the new year for the blue brand, finished with 2.72 million viewers.

The show saw an increase in viewership for the third straight week, and finished fifth on cable television in terms of overall viewership for Tuesday evening. The show finished number two in the key 18-49 year old demographic.

WWE SmackDown Live closed out 2017 with 2.656 million viewers for the final episode of the year.