SmackDown Viewership Down Again With Pre-Taped Episode

This week’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown did an average viewing audience of of 2.374 million viewers on FOX for their first pre-taped empty arena broadcast from the Performance Center.

Below is how the show did each hour:

8 PM: 2.393 million viewers
9 PM: 2.355 million viewers
Average: 2.374 million viewers

Viewership was down from the 2.562 million viewers the show did the week prior.

SmackDown Viewership Tracker:
Please note: Since the move to FOX on 10/4/19, we report overnight viewership numbers.

Jan. 3, 2020
8 PM: 2.467 million viewers
9 PM: 2.369 million viewers
Average: 2.418 million viewers

Jan. 10, 2020
8 PM: 2.679 million viewers
9 PM: 2.326 million viewers
Average: 2.502 million viewers

Jan. 17, 2020
8 PM: 2.616 million viewers
9 PM: 2.544 million viewers
Average: 2.580 million viewers

Jan. 24, 2020
8 PM: 2.548 million viewers
9 PM: 2.391 million viewers
Average: 2.470 million viewers

Jan. 31, 2020
8 PM: 2.529 million viewers
9 PM: 2.318 million viewers
Average: 2.423 million viewers

Feb. 7, 2020
8 PM: 2.555 million viewers
9 PM: 2.539 million viewers
Average: 2.547 million viewers

Feb. 14, 2020
8 PM: 2.521 million viewers
9 PM: 2.442 million viewers
Average: 2.481 million viewers

Feb. 21, 2020
8 PM: 2.542 million viewers
9 PM: 2.438 million viewers
Average: 2.49 million viewers

Feb. 28, 2020
8 PM: 2.763 million viewers
9 PM: 2.692 million viewers
Average: 2.717 million viewers

Mar. 6, 2020
8 PM: 2.579 million viewers
9 PM: 2.326 million viewers
Average: 2.453 million viewers

Mar. 13, 2020
8 PM: 2.673 million viewers
9 PM: 2.503 million viewers
Average: 2.588 million viewers

Mar. 20, 2020
8 PM: 2.637 million viewers
9 PM: 2.488 million viewers
Average: 2.562 million viewers

Mar. 27, 2020
8 PM: 2.393 million viewers
9 PM: 2.355 million viewers
Average: 2.374 million viewers

2019 SmackDown Viewership Data

All data courtesy of Mitch Metcalf.