Following a slide last week, WWE SmackDown bounced back up last night in the ratings. Thursday night’s episode drew 2.434 million viewers and a 0.66 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic, up 17% and 18% from last week’s 2.083 million and 0.56 demo rating. The numbers are more or less on par with the 2.405 million and 0.68 rating from two weeks ago.
WWE SmackDown ranked #6 among cable shows for the night. NFL pre-season football won the night for ESPN with 3.874 million viewers and a 1.30 demo rating.