The first look at the television viewership numbers are in for Fri. April 3, and the outlook seems much the same for WWE and Fox.
SmackDown’s audience was a tiny bit bigger than the week before; the average of 2,374,500 was an increase of just 500 over Mar. 27’s lowest-since-November ‘19 viewership. Ratings were flat or down across the board, and again left the blue brand behind ABC’s Shark Tank and CBS’ Hawaii Five-O with 18 - 34 year olds.
Here’s last night’s network numbers:
And here’s how last night compared to every Fox Friday SmackDown episode (all data via Showbuzz Daily):
Stability is all well and good - especially given the state of the world right now. The lack of buzz heading into WrestleMania 36 despite any other new sports entertainment options is striking, though.