Last night’s live WWE SmackDown, featuring the WWE Draft and the first show since moving to Tuesday nights, drew 3.170 million viewers. This is up a whopping 53% from last week’s show, which drew 2.068 million viewers. It was the most watched episode since February 7, 2014. It also tied this week’s RAW audience, which also averaged 3.170 million viewers.
SmackDown was #6 for the night in viewership, due to the various mainstream news programs covering the Republican National Convention.
SmackDown came in at #1 for the night in the 18-49 demographic.