– This week’s WWE SmackDown ranked #3 among series & specials for the night in Nielsen’s social media TV ratings, behind The Voice and Bad Girls Club. SmackDown had 54,000 interactions on Twitter with 14,000 unique authors, down from the November 29th episode, which had 58,000 interactions and 31,000 unique authors. SmackDown also had 104,000 Facebook interactions with 72,000 unique authors last night, up from the 79,000 interactions and 51,000 authors on November 29th.
– Last night’s WWE SmackDown, featuring a battle royal to crown new #1 contenders to the SmackDown Tag Team Titles and a Fatal 4 Way to crown a new #1 contender to the WWE Title, plus an advertised main event of James Ellsworth vs. WWE Champion AJ Styles, drew 2.361 million viewers. This is down from last week’s 2.479 million viewers for the post-TLC show.
SmackDown was #9 for the night on cable in viewership, behind Curse of Oak Island, Fixer Upper, The O’Reilly Factor, The Kelly File, Tucker Carlson, Hannity, Special Report and The Five. SmackDown was #2 in the 18-49 demographic, behind Curse of Oak Island.
In comparison, Monday’s RAW averaged 2.758 million viewers, down from last week’s 2.976 million viewers.