The ratings for the December 16th editions of WWE SmackDown and AEW Rampage have been published. On average, 2.191 million people watched SmackDown and 464,000 people watched Rampage. The viewing figures have been obtained via Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics:
Compared to the previous week, SmackDown has seen a drop in viewership while Rampage has seen an increase. As the December 9th SmackDown drew an average audience of 2.306 million, the drop calculates to approximately 5%. SmackDown obtained a key demographic rating of 0.52, also down from the 0.57 rating from December 9th.
The December 9th episode of Rampage drew an average audience of 457,000, meaning that the increase calculates to approximately 1.5%. Rampage obtained a key demographic rating of 0.15, also up from the 0.11 rating from the previous week.
SmackDown would see the announcement that John Cena would be competing on the December 30th edition of SmackDown.
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