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SmackDown Ratings Dip: June 14 Episode Sees Viewership Decrease

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The June 14th, 2024 episode of Friday Night SmackDown experienced a decrease in viewership compared to the previous week, with 1,959,000 viewers tuning in.

Key Points

  • Last week’s episode drew 2,207,000 viewers
  • The 18-49 key demographic rating was 0.52, a decrease from last week’s 0.61
  • This week’s episode was the go-home edition before the Clash at The Castle Premium Live Event

Notable Moments

  • AJ Styles cut a scathing promo on Cody Rhodes before their Undisputed WWE Championship clash
  • Randy Orton made his return after a three-week absence

Why It Matters

Despite the decrease in viewership, Friday Night SmackDown remains WWE’s top show, consistently drawing a large weekly audience. The ratings serve as a barometer for the show’s popularity and help gauge fan interest in ongoing storylines and rivalries.

Looking Ahead

As WWE moves past the Clash at The Castle Premium Live Event, it will be interesting to see if next week’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown can bounce back in terms of ratings and viewership.

What did you think of this week’s Friday Night SmackDown? Did the show live up to your expectations? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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