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WWE Smackdown last Friday drew 2.097 million viewers, the lowest rating on Fox for Smackdown since May 5 (2.059) and only the second time all year it drew under 2.1 million.
In the 18.49 demographic, it drew a 0.55 rating, down from 0.62 the prior week. It was the lowest demo rating since the May 26 episode.
The dropoff is due to NFL preseason game preempting Smackdown in more than a dozen markets on Friday night.
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