USA Network’s “Unsolved,” “SmackDown!” Enjoy Ratings Gains

“Unsolved: The Murders Of Tupac And The Notorious BIG” and “SmackDown! Live” enjoyed ratings gains.

Unsolved | Richie Knapp/USA Network

USA Network’s Tuesday programs enjoyed week-over-week ratings gains this week.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious BIG” posted a 0.45 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 1.04 million overall viewers in the 10PM hour.

The numbers top the 0.40 rating and 1.01 million viewer mark garnered by last week’s episode.

This week’s broadcast marked the fourth edition of “Unsolved.”

Earlier in the night, WWE SmackDown! Live drew a strong 0.99 adults 18-49 rating and 2.89 million viewers. The episode, which was buoyed by the announcement that Daniel Bryan has been cleared to return to the ring, ranked as the day’s top cable original in adults 18-49.

Last week’s SmackDown! drew a 0.91 in the demo and 2.77 million in viewership.

Written by Brian Cantor

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