The viewership for both Friday Night SmackDown and AEW Rampage has been published. On average, 2.104 million people watched SmackDown, while 515,000 viewers watched Rampage. the numbers have been obtained by Brandon Thurston from Wrestlenomics:
SmackDown has seen a small increase in viewers compared to the previous week. November 5th saw the blue brand obtain a rating of 2.093, meaning the difference in viewers calculates to a 0.5% increase. In regards to key demographic viewings, around 728,000 viewers were aged between 18 and 49 years old, equating to a rating of 0.56, down slightly from the November 5th rating of 0.57.
By contrast, AEW Rampage has seen a drop in viewers. As November 5th saw an average viewership of 599,000 viewers, the drop calculates to approximately 14%. Key demographic viewing has also seen a drop, with the 18-49 rating decreasing to 0.20 from 0.22.
As reported by Showbuzz Daily, AEW Rampage ranked 13th overall for key demographic ratings on cable. SmackDown was the 2nd highest ranked show on all of tv, only being beaten by the Friday night NBA game.
The November 12th SmackDown saw Universal Champion Roman Reigns battle King Woods to see who is the true ruler of the blue brand. AEW Rampage was the final show from All Elite Wrestling before the Full Gear pay-per-view, with the final build to the event taking place on the show.
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