by RYAN CLARK – Mar 4, 2016
WWE saw an increase in the ratings and viewership for SmackDown this week. Last night’s episode brought in 2.491 million viewersand a 0.77 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic, up 4% and 1% from last week’s 2.395 million and 0.76. The viewership was the best since the February 4th episode scored 2.664 million watchers.
SmackDown ranked at #5 for the night among cable originals behind the Republican presidential debate on FOX News (3.62 demo rating, 16.834 million viewers), the Golden State vs. Oklahoma City NBA game on TNT (1.61 demo rating, 3.614 million viewers), The O’Reilly Factor which followed the debate (1.5 rating, 7.116 million viewers) and Inside the NBA after the basketball game (0.79 demo rating, 1.628 million viewers).