WWE SmackDown Live

WWE SmackDown Live Preview (9/12/17): The Down & Dirty On Tonight’s Show

It's Tuesday, and that means it's time for our WWE SmackDown Live preview. When we last left the blue brand, Shane McMahon was indefinitely suspended, Kevin Owens was threatening to sue anything with a pulse, and Daniel Bryan was the most disappointed dad in all of professional wrestling. So, what does SmackDown Live have on…



WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership (8/22/17): Numbers Continue To Rise

Last night's SmackDown Live saw its viewership increase despite heavy competition from cable news channels. SmackDown Live's two hours attracted 2.685 million overnight viewers, which is an increase from last week's 2.530 million viewers. Despite the viewership increase, SmackDown Live was the sixth most popular program on cable on Tuesday night, losing to cable news…


WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership (8/15/17): Numbers Steady

The numbers are in for this week's edition of WWE SmackDown Live. Smackdown finished with 2.530 million viewers on Tuesday night, good enough to finish as the fifth watched show on cable television in the Tuesday night ratings. This number was down every so slightly from last week's broadcast, which garnered 2.584 million viewers. SmackDown…


WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership (8/8/17): Improved Numbers This Week

Tuesday was a good night for SmackDown Live. The blue brand's August 8th show was the second most-watched program on cable on Tuesday night with its two hours averaging 2.584 million viewers. SmackDown Live lost the overall viewership to Fox News Channel’s Hannity, which snagged 2.669 million viewers. Viewership increased from the 2.569 million viewers that…



WWE Live Results (8/5/17, 8/6/17) Montreal & Ottawa: Owens & Zayn Reunited

The WWE SmackDown Live roster journeyed north this past weekend, which included a brief reunion of sorts for Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. Following the WWE Championship match in Montreal, WWE Champion Jinder Mahal and the Singh Brothers attacked challenger Sami Zayn. Despite being a heel, fellow Quebecer Kevin Owens made the save for Zayn…


WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership (8/1/17): Cena vs. Nakamura Impact

This week's WWE SmackDown ratings and viewership information is in. The August 1st broadcast of SmackDown Live on the USA Network averaged 2.569 million viewers, which was enough to be the third most-watched cable program on Tuesday behind the Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson Tonight (2.643 million viewers) and MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show (2.571…


John Cena Moving To WWE RAW Soon, SummerSlam Impact

It looks like John Cena's days as a SmackDown Live roster member are numbered. Cena looks to be moving to Monday nights immediately following SummerSlam. He is scheduled exclusively for RAW television and PPVs starting in September. His final scheduled date for SmackDown television is two weeks from today on August 15. As far as…





WWE SmackDown Live Preview (6/27/17): 5 Reasons To Watch

WWE SmackDown Live comes at us tonight from San Diego, California. It's a big show for WWE, with them doing a re-do of last week's women's Money In The Bank match. What else is on the card? Why should you go out of your way to check out the USA Network at 8:00 p.m. ET…




Mike Bennett, Maria Kanellis To Debut With WWE As Soon As This Weekend?

According to recent reports, former ROH and NJPW stars Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis are expected to begin work for the WWE very soon. The pair could make their television debut as early as next week. Bennett and Kanellis signed with WWE in April following a stint with Impact Wrestling. Prior to that, the couple…


WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership (6/13/17): It’s Bad, Real Bad

The ratings are in for this week's WWE SmackDown Live. Following an incredibly disappointing number drawn by RAW on Monday night, SmackDown didn't do any better. This week's show drew 2.072 million viewers, down from 2.349 million last week (and 2.350 million two weeks ago). There's really no sugar-coating this number. It's bad. Real bad.…





WWE SmackDown Live Preview (5/23/17): 5 Reasons To Watch

Jinder Mahal has done it. A celebration of the new WWE Champion will highlight this week's SmackDown Live as the road to Money In The Bank also begins. Coming off a Backlash where absolutely nothing sucked, here are five reasons to watch SmackDown Live tonight. 1. MAHARAJA Well, this rumor was incorrect. Jinder Mahal is…


WWE SmackDown Live Results (5/16/17): Save Us, Shinsuke

Welcome to the latest episode of SmackDown Live, the go-home show leading up to Backlash on Sunday. We're back to live action after a couple of underwhelming taped episodes from the O2 in London last week, and with another mediocre showing from Raw last night, the Blue Team once again had a chance to be the best show of…


WWE SmackDown Live Preview (5/16/17): 5 Reasons To Watch

Less than a week away from WWE Backlash, it's a "go-home" edition of SmackDown Live. With only five matches currently booked for Sunday's pay per view, I'd expect a few more to be made between then and now. This is also the last chance to get us excited about Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal, Kevin…



WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership (4/18/17): Numbers Way Down

WWE SmackDown Live on the USA Network saw a ratings and viewership decline this week. The April 18 show drew 2.544 million viewers, way down from the 3.105 million SmackDown drew last week. Last week's broadcast certainly benefitted from the novelty of the roster shake-up. This week, SmackDown went head to head with the NBA Playoffs,…