It's one thing to find out that your show is canceled.
The program gained buzz last year when The Miz and Daniel Bryan argued on-air, which is largely attributed to the rise of The Miz over the past year. Another example is The Usos, who had really started to lose their traction in the WWE until they were able to show their real personalities on "Talking Smack".
WWE released a statement saying, "We continuously review WWE Network's programming based on a variety of factors, including viewership and subscriber research".
Young and Daniel Bryan hosted Talking Smack on the WWE network each week after 205 Live.
WWE made an unpopular decision on Friday when they cancelled SmackDown LIVE's after-show called Talking Smack, which was a popular show for WWE fans.
The most memorable moment of Talking Smack's weekly run was a segment that attempted to blur the lines between storyline and reality as Bryan and The Miz got into a heated exchange on the August 23rd, 2016 episode.
Second, there was a break of one hour between the end of SmackDown Live and "Talking Smack" ever since 205 Live started airing immediately following SmackDown Live. That likely affected its numbers.