By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
Tuesday’s WWE Smackdown Live averaged 2.214 million viewers for USA Network, according to Showbuzzdaily.com. The number was up from the 1.977 million count from last Tuesday’s edition.
Powell’s POV: WWE didn’t bother to advertise that Vince McMahon would appear, nor did they advertise any matches in advance, so there’s no telling how much more of an increase they could have received by announcing more in advance. The December 19, 2017 edition of Smackdown delivered 2.578 million viewers.
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