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WWE Smackdown leading into Money in the Bank regained some of the audience to rebound from a year-low the week before.
WWE Smackdown TV Ratings Tracking
June 16: Thursday Night Smackdown leading into MITB scored a 1.56 rating, rebounding from a year-low 1.51 TV rating last week.
Smackdown drew 2.073 million viewers, up four percent from last week’s record-low for a live, non-holiday episode of 1.996 million viewers.
Smackdown was helped by a rebound in key demos after bottoming out last week.
Males 18-34 rebounded one-tenth of a rating, adults 18-49 was up slightly, and males 18-49 was up slightly from year-lows or near-year-lows last week.
Overall, though, the episode would have been the lowest-rated and least-watched of the year if removing last week’s show.