SYFY IS #1 IN CABLE PRIMETIME WITH WWE'S SUPERSMACKDOWN LIVE ON AUGUST 30
SPECIAL LIVE TUESDAY BROADCAST TOPS FOX AND CW DRAWING MORE THAN 3 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS
NEW YORK – August 31, 2011 – Syfy's first ever WWE Smackdown? live special, SuperSmackdown Live, pinned 3.3 million total viewers last night, Tuesday, August 30 from 8-10PM/ET. The program leg locked 1.45 million Adults 18-49 and 1.3 million Adults 25-54. The performance put Syfy in the #1 spot in Cable Primetime for the night ahead of the #2 cable finisher by 45% in Adults 18-49 and 29% in Adults 25-54. Syfy also topped both FOX and the CW from 8PM to 10PM ET/PT in Adults 18-49 and 25-54.
Other ratings highlights:
SuperSmackdown Live was Syfy's highest WWE Smackdown performer ever among Adults 18-49 and the highest performance in Adults 25-54 since April 2011.
SuperSmackdown Live on Syfy was the #2 cable telecast of the day in Adults 25-54 and the #3 Primetime cable telecast in Adults 18-49.
SuperSmackdown Live topped the last live airing of WWE Smackdown – the October 1, 2010 premiere on Syfy – by +47% in Adults 18-49 and +21% in Adults 25-54.
SuperSmackdown Live was the #1 Primetime telecast in Cable for the night with male viewers overall and with Men 18-49 and 25-54.
Originating from the INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas, the Tuesday night special featured WWE's biggest Superstars and Divas, including World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton®, Christian®, Sheamus™, Mark Henry®, Sin Cara™, Cody Rhodes™, Wade Barrett™, Daniel Bryan™, Brodus Clay™, Natalya™ and Alicia Fox™.
The special will re-air in SmackDown's regular time slot on Friday, September 2 from 8-10PM (ET/PT).
WWE Smackdown is averaging 3.2 million total viewers for 2011 to date on Syfy.
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