Tuesday’s episode of SmackDown Live drew 1,977,000 viewers on USA Network, slightly up from last week’s 1,948,000 viewers.
That’s the third lowest in SmackDown Live history, only beating last week and the November 8, 2016 episode (1,921,000), which was the night of the US presidential election.
SmackDown was #3 on cable for the night in the 18-49 demographic.
This time last year, the December 12, 2017 episode of SmackDown Live drew 2,481,000 viewers. The December 13, 2016 episode drew 2,361,000 viewers.
Monday’s Raw drew an average of 2,193,000 viewers, which was the lowest in Raw history.
More Tuesday ratings: Showbuzz Daily