Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live scored a 1.53 rating, down from the 1.60 rating the show drew last week. As previously noted, the show averaged ?? million viewers, ?? from last week’s 2.348 million viewers.
Powell’s POV: It was a rough week for Smackdown, though some of it can likely be attributed to the NBA Playoff game topping five million viewers and the NBA Draft Lottery drawing over three million viewers for ESPN. The May 19, 2016 edition of Smackdown delivered a 1.62 rating with 2.295 million viewers.