How Was Viewership for This Week’s WWE Smackdown Live Featuring Final WWE Battleground Hype?

Nick Paglino

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According to, this week’s edition of WWE Smackdown Live, which featured the final hype for WWE Battleground, and AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura teaming up in the main event, averaged 2.548 million viewers. This is up 3.4% from last week’s 2.465 million viewership average.

Comparatively, this week’s edition of Raw, which saw a viewership increase with Kurt Angle’s big reveal, averaged 3.153 million viewers, up from last week’s 3.009 million viewership average.

This week’s edition of WWE Smackdown Live, which also featured Mike Kanellis’ WWE in-ring debut and Jinder Mahal unveiling the Punjabi Prison, ranked #2 in viewership, behind Rachel Maddow, and ranked #1 in the 18-49 demographic.

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