#2 Posted on 20.1.06 1358.17 Reposted on: 20.1.13 1358.24
"But "Smackdown" has helped the network revive its Friday night perf, improving its adults 18-34 numbers by 100%. Net also saw an uptick last fall after WWE's 'Raw' franchise returned to its original home, USA Network, following several years on Spike TV.
"UPN has gone from worst to first in adults 18-34 on Friday," Ostroff said."
#3 Posted on 21.1.06 0757.31 Reposted on: 21.1.13 0757.40
It would be a good move on the part of UPN to keep SmackDown, but their ratings have dropped since moving to Fridays. That was actually a bad decision considering that Friday isn't a big TV night among the 18-34 crowd.