"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."
"To be the man, you gotta beat demands." -- The Lovely Mrs. Tracker
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.
I just checked out Percy Pringle for his opinion--nice long thread there already--and he first talks about how he has known Bob for years and helped bring him to WWE, and then slams him upside the head for beating on Matt.