Was This Week’s WWE Smackdown Live Viewership Able to Bounce Back From Last Week’s 2017 Low? Who Won This Week’s Brand Split War?

Nick Paglino

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According to ShowBuzzDaily.com, this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown Live, featuring fallout from WWE Backlash and Jinder Mahal’s WWE Title celebration, averaged 2.328 million viewers. This week’s number is up from last week’s 2.175 million viewership average. Last week’s number was a record low for 2017.

This week’s WWE Smackdown ranked #8 in viewership on cable for the night, behind the NBA Playoffs, Inside the NBA, Tucker Carlson, Rachel Maddow, Hannity, The Five and Special Report.

Despite this week’s WWE Raw drawing the lowest amount of viewers so far in 2017, the show was able to win the weekly ratings war, as Raw averaged 2.615 million viewers.

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