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Re: Why is smackdown not live on Fridays?

Its too expensive for WWE to do two live shows so thats why Smackdwn is taped
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Re: Why is smackdown not live on Fridays?

Though I agree going live doesn't make financial sense, attendance for a live Friday show would be much better than right now, because people can go out on Friday nights, and would be more excited to be there when its aired live.

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Re: Why is smackdown not live on Fridays?

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The rating for Smackdown (and therefore the revenue) is too low to warrant the extravagant cost of doing a live show on a weekly basis. Plus they're busy with house shows on Friday nights, as someone above said.
The ratings are low because nothing exciting ever happens on Smackdown.

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