The total viewership and demo ratings for the latest instalment of Friday Night SmackDown have been revealed.
ASs reported by Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, the June 3rd episode of Friday Night SmackDown drew an average audience of 1,939,000 The show also scored a 0.47 rating in the all-important 18-49 year-old demographic.
By comparison, the previous week 1,878,000 viewers tuned in with a 0.45 rating in the aforementioned demographic.
The June 3rd edition of blue brand opened with the New Day and Drew McIntyre addressing their long-running rivalry with the Brawling Brutes. In the midst of a series of “Big D” jokes, and gift-giving, McIntyre promised to defeat Roman Reigns at Clash at the Castle for his Undisputed Universal Championship.
Meanwhile, Jinder Mahal beat Humberto thanks to Shanky’s spectacular dance moves at ringside, and Madcap Moss returned to brawl with Happy Corbin ahead of their meeting at Hell In A Cell.
Natalya also became the number one contender for the SmackDown Women’s Championship after emerging victorious in a six-pack challenge. In the main event The Usos retained the Undisputed Tag Team Titles against Riddle and Shinsuke Nakamura with a helping hand from Sami Zayn who played Roman Reigns’ theme music to distract the challengers.
|Date & Episode||Viewership|
|03/06/2022 The Usos vs. Riddle & Shinsuke Nakamura||1,939,000|
|27/05/2022 New Day & Mystery Partner vs. Brawling Brutes||1,878,000|
|20/05/2022 Tag Team Unification Match||2,031,000|
|13/05/2022 RK-Bro/Bloodline Confrontation||1,893,000|
|06/05/2022 RK-Bro, Drew McIntyre & The Bloodline Face to Face||1,998,000|
|29/04/2022 Drew McIntyre vs. Sami Zayn (Cage Match)||1,953,000|
|22/04/2022 Drew McIntyre vs. Sami Zayn||1,952,000|
|15/04/2022 RK-Bro/The Usos segment||2,142,000|
|8/04/22 Post-WrestleMania SmackDown||2,230,000|
|1/04/22 WrestleMania SmackDown||2,359,000|
|25/03/22 Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar confrontation||2,180,000|
|18/03/22 Charlotte Flair, Ronda Rousey confrontation||2,147,000|
|11/03/22 Ricochet vs. Sami Zayn||2,226,000|
|4/03/22 Ronda Rousey vs. Sonya Deville||2,261,000|
|25/02/22 Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar contract signing||2,114,000|
|18/02/22 Roman Reigns, Goldberg face-to-face||2,173,000|
|11/02/22 Naomi vs. Charlotte Flair||2,231,000|
|04/02/22 Rousey-Flair Faceoff||2,151,000|
|28/01/22 Roman-Seth Faceoff, Naomi vs. Sonya||2,217,000|
|21/01/22 Usos vs. Seth & Owens||2,255,000|
|14/01/22 Seth and Roman Faceoff.||2,174,000|
|07/01/22 Usos vs. New Day Street Fight, Brock-Roman Face-off||2,271,000|