The ratings for the April 15th 2022 episodes of WWE SmackDown have been published. On average, 2.142 million people watched SmackDown while 482,000 watched Rampage. The numbers have been obtained by Brandon Thurston from Wrestlenomics:
Compared to the previous week, both shows have seen a decrease in viewers. As the April 8th SmackDown saw an average audience of 2.230 million, the drop in viewers calculates to approximately 3.9%. SmackDown also saw 623,000 people aged between 18 and 49 watch the show, equating to a 0.48 rating, also down from the 0.60 rating from April 8th.
In regards to AEW Rampage, as the April 8th show obtained an average audience of 600,000, the drop calculates to approximately 20%. In regards to key demographic viewership, Rampage saw 288,000 people aged between 18 and 49 years old watch the show, equating to a 0.22 rating. This is also down from the 0.25 rating from April 8th.
SmackDown’s biggest story was the announcement that the Raw and SmackDown Tag Team Championships will be unified at WrestleMania Backlash. AEW Rampage was main evented by “Hangman” Adam Page retaining the AEW World Championship against Adam Cole in a Texas Death Match.
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