SmackDown Viewers Drop 25% In Week Two On FOX

SmackDown averaged 2.898 million viewers on Friday night

The second-ever episode of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX had 25% less viewers than the previous week’s debut episode. The October 11th broadcast averaged 2.898 million viewers in America, according to ShowBuzz Daily.

This week’s show was down 990,000 viewers from last week’s show, which averaged a total of 3.888 million. For comparison, on the USA Network, SmackDown viewership would typically range from 1.84 million to 2.39 million.

SmackDown won the night with the 18-49 demographic, with an average of a 0.95 rating in that demo. The runners up were CBS' Hawaii Five-O and Blue Bloods, each scoring a 0.7 average rating in that demo.