While Raw saw a slight increase in the audience despite it being a taped show, SmackDown wasn’t as lucky and the show saw another decline in the numbers.
This week’s Money In The Bank go home edition of the show with the Kevin Owens- Kofi Kingston segment for the main event drew 1.827 million viewers.
This is a big 5.4% decline from last week’s episode of the show which featured a triple threat WWE Championship match between Kofi Kingston, AJ Styles, and Sami Zayn as the main event and had drawn 1.931 million viewers
With this ranking, this week’s episode has now become the lowest watches SmackDown episode for a non-holiday first-run episode in history. The only similar episode to do worse was New Year’s Eve 2015 episode of the event.
In comparison, the Raw episode of this week drew a total of 2.349 million viewers, which was up from last week’s 2.244 million viewers.