Friday’s throwback edition of SmackDown drew an average of 2.16 million viewers, up from last week’s 1.92 million viewers.
The viewership number was the highest for SmackDown since January 29, which was the Royal Rumble go-home show.
The show also averaged an 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic. Those numbers are slightly up in both overall last week’s SmackDown, which averaged an 0.5 among people aged 18-49.
SmackDown also finished first on the networks in 18-34, drawing a 0.4 rating. That’s up 33.3 percent from last week.
SmackDown featured elements of the different decades as part of a themed weekend on Fox. Cesaro earned his shot at WrestleMania Backlash against the Head of the Table after beating Seth Rollins in the main event.