WWE SmackDown once again posts lowest ratings of 2018

Coming off a night where Raw had an unusual ratings pattern and did the lowest number of modern times that wasn’t against major sports competition, SmackDown followed suit with its lowest number of 2018, averaging just 2.135 million viewers. And, aside from Halloween night in 2017, it was SmackDown’s lowest total in over a year.

The number was down eight percent from last week and down a whopping 18 percent year-over-year, which is the largest year-over-year drop the show has done since the brand split.

SmackDown finished seventh for the night on cable in terms of total viewers but did once again top the 18-49 demo with a 0.64 rating.

The show retained the usual 80 percent of the previous night’s Raw audience. It was an almost identical percentage to last week, down to hundredths of a percentage point.

Here’s a look at the last 10 weeks of SmackDown ratings and how they compare to last year’s numbers:

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