Thursday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.56 rating, up from the 1.51 rating the show drew last week. The averaged 2.073 million viewers, which is up from the 1.996 million viewers the show did last week. This was the first week that SmackDown did not go up against John Cena’s “American Grit” reality series in the 9 pm EST time slot. However, the show did go up game 6 of the NBA Finals, which drew over 20 million viewers.
SmackDown ranked #2 in the top 150 shows on cable for the night, which is up from the #3 ranking that the show did last week.