— UPDATE: The Friday, April 25th edition of WWE SmackDown scored a final 1.77 (1.8) cable rating, according to Nielsen Media Research. The 1.77 (1.8) final draw marks a decrease compared to the 1.96 rating that the show drew the previous week.
Friday’s SmackDown averaged 2.670 million viewers, which was also a decrease compared to the average of 2.757 million viewers who tuned into the show the week prior.
— ORIGINAL: Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored 2.67 million viewers and a 0.8 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic. Those numbers are down 2% and even with last week’s 2.76 million viewers and an 0.8. The show was up against NBA playoff games, which may have factored into the minor slip.
The household rating will be available later.
— The latest edition of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper’s “Piper’s Pit” podcast is now online. Here is the official preview for the show:
PP-Ep4 – Joe V & The Grappler
“Rowdy Roddy Piper welcomes Joe V from Portland TV morning show “Good Day Oregon” and his buddy, The Grappler aka Len Denton. More wrestling stories and info on the book about The Grappler’s life and career as written by Joe V.”
You can download the show right now at PodcastOne.com.