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Friday Night SmackDown Ratings – May 27th

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The total viewership and demo ratings for the latest instalment of Friday Night SmackDown have been revealed.

As reported by Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, the May 27th edition of Friday Night SmackDown drew an average of 1,878,000 viewers. The show also scored a 0.43 rating in the key 18-49 year-old demographic.

This is a significant decrease on the previous week which saw the blue brand pull in 2,031,000 viewers, which in turn was the highest viewing figure in more than a month. On that occasion the show earned a 0.45 rating in the key demographic.

The figure represents the show’s lowest rating since July 2nd. It should be noted that on this occasion the show was in direct competition with the Boston Celtics/Miami Heat NBA Conference Finals game 6.

The May 27th edition of SmackDown opened with The Usos toasting their success from the previous week where the unified the Tag Team Titles. The pair were confronted by Shinsuke Nakamura and Riddle, but a match failed to materialise.

Elsewhere, there were tag team wins for Raquel Rodriguez and Ronda Rousey and Los Lotharios who saw off Jinder Mahal and Shanky.

In the main event, the New Day were scheduled to take on the Brawling Brutes alongside a mystery partner. It was quickly revealed that the former tag team champions would be joined in the match by Drew McIntyre. In the end, the New Day scored the win after Xavier Woods hit his top rope elbow on Ridge Holland.

SmackDown Ratings

Date & EpisodeViewership
27/05/2022 New Day & Mystery Partner vs. Brawling Brutes 1,878,000
20/05/2022 Tag Team Unification Match2,031,000
13/05/2022 RK-Bro/Bloodline Confrontation1,893,000
06/05/2022 RK-Bro, Drew McIntyre & The Bloodline Face to Face1,998,000
29/04/2022 Drew McIntyre vs. Sami Zayn (Cage Match)1,953,000
22/04/2022 Drew McIntyre vs. Sami Zayn1,952,000
15/04/2022 RK-Bro/The Usos segment2,142,000
8/04/22 Post-WrestleMania SmackDown2,230,000
1/04/22 WrestleMania SmackDown2,359,000
25/03/22 Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar confrontation2,180,000
18/03/22 Charlotte Flair, Ronda Rousey confrontation2,147,000
11/03/22 Ricochet vs. Sami Zayn2,226,000
4/03/22 Ronda Rousey vs. Sonya Deville2,261,000
25/02/22 Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar contract signing2,114,000
18/02/22 Roman Reigns, Goldberg face-to-face2,173,000
11/02/22 Naomi vs. Charlotte Flair2,231,000
04/02/22 Rousey-Flair Faceoff2,151,000
28/01/22 Roman-Seth Faceoff, Naomi vs. Sonya2,217,000
21/01/22 Usos vs. Seth & Owens2,255,000
14/01/22 Seth and Roman Faceoff.2,174,000
07/01/22 Usos vs. New Day Street Fight, Brock-Roman Face-off2,271,000