WWE Smackdown Live Viewership Unexpectedly Rises

-- Unlike Raw on Monday night, Tuesday's Smackdown Live increased in viewership from the week before, hitting 2.183 million viewers up from 2.013 million seven days ago. It was the second most watched Smackdown since May but was down from one year ago when it drew 2.48 million people.

-- On the night, Smackdown sat atop the 18-49 demographic and was seventh overall in total viewership. Leading the way was America's Got Talent on NBC which generated over 11 million viewers.