Friday Ratings: ‘WWE SmackDown’ Tops A Night Of Reruns As Summer Kicks In

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It’s officially summertime, and while the livin’ may be easy, as George Gershwin once wrote, television is easing into the season with a slate filled with reruns.

ABC, CBS and NBC had their nights filled with repeats. In total viewership, a rerun of Blue Bloods on CBS eked out the night’s highest audience total with 2.69 million viewers.

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WWE’s Friday Night SmackDown on Fox won the demo wars with an 0.5. The win comes slightly ahead of the July 4 weekend edition of its PPV extravaganza, Money In The Bank. That event streams live on Peacock this Saturday at 8 PM ET.

The final spot in the men’s Money in the Bank ladder match saw Madcap Moss beating Happy Corbin, Ezekiel, and The Miz. He’ll advance toward the chance at a WWE contract in the PPV.

The only other new episode for Friday was on The CW, as Dynasty saw Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) and Blake (Grant Show) concocting a plot to beat Ben (Brett Tucker in a guest-starring role).

Alas, the plan was little seen by its intended audience, as the demo came in with an 0.0 and just 0.24 in total viewership.

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