As noted, last week’s edition of WWE Smackdown drew its lowest viewership so far in 2018, averaging 2.293 million viewers.
This week’s edition of WWE Smackdown was pre-taped at The O2 Arena in London, England, and despite the show not airing live it was able to draw a higher number than last week’s show.
According to ShowBuzz Daily, this week’s WWE Smackdown viewership averaged 2.298 million, which although is up from last week’s number, is the second lowest number Smackdown has garnered so far this year. The show was highlighted by Carmella’s “Mellabration”, two more Money in the Bank qualifying matches, and Daniel Bryan kicking things off.
This week’s WWE Smackdown ranked #8 for the night in overall cable TV viewership.
Below are several highlight videos from this week’s WWE Smackdown:
The next chapter in the epic rivalry between Styles and Nakamura is written when the two collide for the right to choose the stipulation for their WWE Championship Match at WWE Money in the Bank.
Becky Lynch looks to end her slump and earn a place in the Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match against good friends Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville.
Billie Kay reacts to the news that she’ll be facing Lana next week in a Women’s Money in the Bank Qualifying Match.
Andrade “Cien” Almas and Zelina Vega make their highly anticipated debut, but they are underwhelmed by the competition.
Two of Team Blue’s top tandems square off for one member to earn the right to enter the Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
Lana reveals that she will be in a Women’s Money in the Bank Qualifying Match next week, and she sees big things in the future for her and Rusev.