By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
WWE Friday Night Smackdown finished with 888,000 viewers for FS1, according to Showbuzzdaily.com. The number was down from the 2.418 million viewership for the previous week’s show.
Powell’s POV: Ouch. The show aired opposite the World Series, which took Smackdown’s place on Fox and delivered 12.220 million viewers. It’s worth noting that Friday’s Smackdown number is lower than any of the four episodes of AEW Dynamite on TNT thus far, though it did finish with more viewers than three of the four episodes of NXT that have aired head-to-head with AEW on USA Network.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features the WWE Survivor Series audio review co-hosted by Jake Barnett. Normally exclusive to ProWrestling.net Members, Jason and Jake discuss the full show including Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler vs. Bayley in a non-title match, Brock Lesnar vs. Rey Mysterio in a No Holds Barred match for the WWE Championship, "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Universal Title, and more...