As noted, the final WWE SmackDown of 2016 defeated the final RAW of 2016 in viewership - 2.885 million to 2.855 million.

SmackDown also defeated RAW in the ratings last week, for the first time in the new era.

SmackDown drew a 2.02 rating while RAW drew a 1.94. As noted, the RAW rating was down from the previous week's 2.02 rating. The SmackDown rating was up from the previous week's 1.88 rating.

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