Powered by interest in the annual “Superstar Shakeup,” Tuesday’s edition of WWE SmackDown! Live drew the same demo rating as last week’s post-WrestleMania edition.
It did, however, endure a slight week-to-week loss in viewership.
According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Tuesday’s SmackDown! drew a 0.98 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 2.80 million overall viewers.
Last week’s episode drew the same 0.98 rating but reached an overall audience of 2.95 million viewers.
This Tuesday’s SmackDown! was the night’s #3 cable original in adults 18-49, trailing only two NBA Playoff games.
— While SmackDown! held up in the demo, “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and tThe Notorious BIG” slid to a new low. This week’s edition of the true crime series drew a 0.29 in the adults 18-49 demographic and 0.76 million in overall viewership.
Last week’s episode drew a 0.33 and 0.81 million.
Pictured: Smackdown – April 17 / Video Cover via WWE