WWE Smackdown Ratings Report (1/26): Viewership and key demo hit January high, year-over-year January average comparisons

By Wade Keller, PWTorch editor


Last Friday’s (1/26) episode of WWE Smackdown on Fox broadcast nertwork averaged 2.475 million viewers, up from 2.408 million, 2.384 million, and 2.465 the prior three weeks.

The average viewership in January was 2.433 million. One year ago, the January 2023 average was 2.346 million. This year’s viewership is up an average of 87,000.

In the key 18-49 demo, it drew a 0.71 rating, up from 0.62, 0.64, and 0.67 the prior three weeks. January averaged 0.66. One year ago, January 2023 averaged 0.58. The key demo is up 0.8 year over year in January.

The advertised matches and segments were:

  • L.A. Knight vs. Solo Sikoa
  • Carlito vs. Santos Escobar
  • Kayden Carter & Katana Chance vs. The Kabuki Warriors – WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Match
  • Bobby Lashley & The Street Profits go face to face with The Final Testament
  • Carmelo Hayes vs. Austin Theory

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