Smackdown Viewership Drops From Previous Week

This week's edition of WWE SmackDown Live, which featured a main event of Randy Orton taking on Sami Zayn, drew 2,493,000 viewers which is a 7% drop from last week's numbers, which is quite significant.

2017 WWE Smackdown Viewership Archive:

January 3, 2017 - 2,596,000 viewers
January 10, 2017 - 2,533,000 viewers
January 17, 2017 - 2,652,000 viewers
January 24, 2017 - 2,556,000 viewers
January 31, 2017 - 2,817,000 viewers
February 7, 2017 - 2,627,000 viewers
February 14, 2017 - 2,626,000 viewers
February 22, 2017 - 2,792,000 viewers
February 28, 2017 - 2,566,000 viewers
March 7, 2017 - 2,738,000 viewers
March 14, 2017 - 2,628,000 viewers
March 21, 2017 - 2,647,000 viewers
March 28, 2017 - 2,698,000 viewers
April 4, 2017 - 2,885,000 viewers (Post-WrestleMania)
April 11, 2017 - 3,105,000 viewers (Superstar Shake-Up)
April 18, 2017 - 2,544,000 viewers
April 25, 2017 - 2,493,000 viewers
May 2, 2017 - 2,300,000 viewers
May 9, 2017 - 2,348,000 viewers (London)
May 16, 2017 - 2,175,000 viewers
May 23, 2017 - 2,328,000 viewers
May 30, 2017 - 2,350,000 viewers
June 6, 2017 - 2,349,000 viewers
June 13, 2017 - 2,072,000 viewers
June 20, 2017 - 2,597,000 viewers
June 27, 2017 - 2,603,000 viewers
July 4, 2017 - 2,329,000 viewers
July 11,2017 - 2,465,000 viewers
July 18, 2017 - 2,548,000 viewers
July 25, 2017 - 2,535,000 viewers
August 1, 2017 - 2,569,000 viewers
August 8, 2017 -2,584,000 viewers
August 15 - 2,530,000 viewers
August 22 - 2,685,000 viewers
August 29 - 2,455,000 viewers
September 5 - 2,580,000 viewers
September 12 - 2,754,000 viewers
September 19 - 2,510,000 viewers
September 26 - 2,542,000 viewers
October 3 - 2,323,000 viewers
October 10 -  2,467,000 viewers
October 17 - 2,320,000 viewers
October 24 - 2,699,000 viewers
October 31 - 2,119,000 viewers
November 7 - 2,603,000 viewers
November 14 - 2,607,000 viewers
November 21 - 2,662,000 viewers
November 28 - 2,680,000 viewers
December 5 - 2,493,000 viewers

2016 WWE Smackdown Viewership Archive

Expanded WWE Smackdown Viewership Archive