Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live scored a 1.65 rating, up from the 1.59 rating the show drew last week. As previously noted, the show averaged 2.465 million viewers, up from last week’s 2.329 million viewers.
Powell’s POV: Last week’s show aired on Independence Day. This week’s edition was opposed by the MLB All-Star Game, which topped nine million viewers for FOX. The July 14, 2016 edition of Smackdown delivered a 1.56 rating with 2.068 million viewers.