Friday Night SmackDown experienced a dip from the prior week with the show still topping two million viewers for the third consecutive week.
AEW Rampage, Friday on TNT (10-11pm):
P18-49 rating: 0.16
— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) July 5, 2022
The show dropped four percent in viewers and 7.5 percent among adults 18-49 with SmackDown finishing second among network programming on Friday. It was the show’s lowest numbers since June 10th, which aired against the NBA Finals.
In adults 18-34, the show increased by three percent while adults 35-49 declined by 36 percent.
For the month of June, SmackDown averaged 2,123,000 viewers and 664,000 in 18-49 with three of the five episodes airing against the NBA or NHL playoffs.
In Canada, the program averaged 130,600 viewers and 62,600 in the 25-54 demographic on Sportsnet 360, which were increases of 6 and 36 percent respectively from the prior week.
The show aired on the eve of Money in the Bank and featured a fatal four-way for a spot in the men’s Money in the Bank match and a six-woman tag involving the women’s MITB participants.