Ratings: “Shooter” Slips In Demo, Adds Viewers; SmackDown! Rises For Cena’s Return, Title Matches

Shooter [USA Network]

Tuesday’s edition of “Shooter” ticked down in adults 18-49 but enjoyed a gain in total viewership.

Lead-in “SmackDown Live” posted gains in both columns.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, this week’s “Shooter” drew a 0.51 adults 18-49 rating and 1.63 million total viewers. Last week’s episode earned a 0.52 in the demo and 1.53 million in total viewership.

SmackDown! Live, which featured the return of John Cena and several title matches, posted a 0.94 rating and 2.89 million total viewers. The numbers best the 0.88 rating and 2.64 million viewer mark drawn by last week’s broadcast.

The viewership number also bests the three-hour average for Monday’s WWE RAW. RAW, it should be noted, faced competition from the highly rated Dallas Cowboys vs. Detroit Lions game.

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