WWE SmackDown Grows On MyNetworkTV

Wrestling program grows viewership over last week's MyNetworkTV premiere. Delivers 2.1 household rating, 3.5 million people.
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My Network TV scored another viewership record Friday with the second installment of WWE Friday Night SmackDown.

The wrestling show, which move to the network this season from The CW, recorded a 2.1 household rating and almost 3.5 million people, the biggest-ever audience for the network, beating the week-old record of a 1.9 rating and 3.2 million people for the first WWE outing the previous Friday.

Also for the second week, wrestling was the top show with men 18-49 on the night.

MyNetworkTV Chief Greg Mediel had predicted the show would be a “promotional locomotive” the likes of which his network had not seen before.