Preliminary viewership numbers for WWE Smackdown and AEW Rampage from October 15th 2021

Fast national numbers have come in for the October 15th 2021 editions of WWE Smackdown and AEW Rampage. According to Andrew Zarian of the Mat Men Podcast, Smackdown on FS1 drew 793,000 viewers while Rampage on TNT drew 549,000 viewers. Keep in mind that these are preliminary figures and the final numbers, which are expected to be released on Monday, will likely be higher.

The 18-49 demo numbers are not available yet but Brandon Thurston of estimated that Smackdown and Rampage would be close based on recent figures.

The Rampage “buy-in” show, which aired during the 2nd hour of Smackdown, had over 570,000 views on YouTube as of Saturday afternoon. The show peaked at just under 100,000 live viewers during the premiere.

AEW Rampage trended ahead of WWE Smackdown on Twitter at one point during the evening.