9/6 WWE Smackdown TV Ratings update from Labor Day Week

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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WWE Smackdown TV Ratings Tracking

September 6 Update: WWE Smackdown scored a 1.76 rating, down two-tenths of a rating (10 percent) from a season-high 1.95 on August 30.

Smackdown followed Raw’s lead of falling hard on Labor Day Week, continuing the current brand split trend of Smackdown following Raw’s trend.

Included was a one-tenth ratings decline in adults 18-49 and nearly a two-tenths decline in males 18-49.

– Smackdown drew 2.454 million viewers, down 13 percent (381,000 viewers) from last week’s audience.

Whereas Labor Day Raw stayed slightly above the audience Raw drew against the Olympics in August, Smackdown fell slightly below that level…

It was the fewest Smackdown viewers of the brand split era, slightly fewer than 2.455 million on August 9 against the Olympics.

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