The ratings for the April 29th editions of WWE SmackDown and AEW Rampage have been published. On average, 1.953 million people watched SmackDown while 464,000 people watched Rampage. The numbers have been obtained by Brandon Thurston from Wrestlenomics:
Compared to the previous week, SmackDown has seen a small increase in viewers while Rampage has seen a decrease. The April 22nd SmackDown drew an average audience of 1.952 million, meaning that the increase calculates to approximately 0.05%. In regards to key demographic viewership, 490,000 people between 18 and 49 years old watched SmackDown, equating to a rating of 0.38. This is also down from the April 22nd rating of 0.47
In regards to AEW Rampage, the April 22nd episode drew an average audience of 518,000, meaning that the drop calculates to approximately 10.4%. Rampage saw 179,000 people aged between 18 and 49 years old watch the latest show, equating to a rating of 0.14, also down from the 0.19 rating from April 22nd.
SmackDown saw the announcement that a WrestleMania Backlash match has been changed. Rampage saw Samoa Joe successfully defend the Ring of Honor Television Championship.
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