Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Heath Slater Apologizes For Rhyno's WWE Firing, SmackDown Viewership Falls Under 2 Million, Fabian Aichner

Heath Slater Apologizes For Rhyno's WWE Firing, SmackDown Viewership Falls Under 2 Million, Fabian Aichner
- Fabian Aichner, who also holds the EVOLVE Title, made his NXT UK debut on today's show. He defeated Mark Andrews.

Below is video from the match and video of Aichner talking to Radzi Chinyanganya after the win. Aichner says he will do whatever it takes to win and he's here to make the comfortable NXT UK Superstars uncomfortable.





- This week's WWE SmackDown, featuring AJ Styles defeating The Miz in the main event, drew 1.948 million viewers.

This is down 14% from last week's 2.264 million viewers and the second-lowest audience since the blue brand moved to Tuesday nights, barely beating the 1.921 million viewers from Election Night on November 8th, 2016, which was the last time the show drew under 2 million viewers. Outside of Election Night, this is the lowest SmackDown audience for a first-run non-holiday episode.

SmackDown was #10 for the night in viewership on cable, behind Curse of Oak Island, Rachel Maddow Show, Hannity, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Last Word, The Ingraham Angle, The Five, All In and Special Report. SmackDown was #3 in the 18-49 demographic this week, behind Curse of Oak Island and Below Deck.

- As noted, this week's WWE RAW saw Rhyno lose a "Loser Gets Fired" match to partner Heath Slater, which was ordered by General Manager-Elect Baron Corbin. Corbin later demoted Slater to the role of referee. Slater and Corbin had the following exchange this week as Slater promises to fight back:




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