Last week's episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.95 (2.0) cable rating, which is up from the previous week's 1.79 rating. The show averaged 2.730 million viewers, which was up from last week's 2.461 million viewers.

In comparison to last year, the August 30th, 2013 edition of the show did a 1.93 (1.9) cable rating with 2.794 million viewers.