Any improvement is a good thing. With “Wrestlemania XXXIII” in the rear view mirror, the focus moves to the TV shows dealing with the fallout. This always means a major bump in the audience for both “Monday Night Raw” and “Smackdown Live”. That’s been the case for the red show but now the question is how did the blue counterpart do?

According to, “Smackdown Live” drew its largest audience since the 2016 WWE Draft with 2.885 million viewers. This is a 7% improvement over the previous week’s ratings and not as strong of a bump as the spike for “Monday Night Raw”, though this is almost always the case.

Opinion: This happens almost every single year and the next question is always the same: can they sustain it? I don’t think anyone realistically expects the numbers to stay this high but the question is will they be able to maintain even part of the new audience. The show was entertaining and it should be interesting to see where the numbers go from here.

Top 10 SmackDown LIVE moments: WWE Top 10, Apr. 4, 2017

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