How was viewership for last night's Live WWE SmackDown on Syfy?
Viewership for WWE SmackDown increased for the third straight week in its new Thursday timeslot. Last night's live episode averaged 2.952 million viewers, which was up 5% from last week's show, which garnered 2.814 million viewers. The positive feeling backstage among officials and wrestlers alike about the move back to Thursday nights seems justified.
The final SmackDown in its old Friday night slot drew 2.432 million viewers. The debut episode in its new timeslot averaged 2.675 million viewers. SmackDown was once again the number one show on cable last night.