SmackDown Viewership Ticks Downward To Start 2020

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This week’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown did an average viewing audience of 2.418 million viewers on FOX, which is down from the 2.439 million viewers from last week.

SmackDown has seemed to find a stable viewership number around 2.4 million viewers. It still is performing the best in the Men 18-49 demographic, where it beats all other programing for those two hours.

Below is how the show did by hour:
8 PM: 2.467 million viewers
9 PM: 2.369 million viewers
Average: 2.418 million viewers

SmackDown Viewership Tracker:

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

Aug. 20, 2019 – 2.142 million viewers
Aug. 27, 2019 – 2.088 million viewers
Sept. 3, 2019 – 2.130 million viewers
Sept. 10, 2019 – 2.061 million viewers
Sept. 17, 2019 – 2.061 million viewers
Sept. 24, 2019 – 2.099 million viewers (end of USA Network era)

Oct. 4, 2019 (FOX premiere)
8 PM: 3.920 million viewers
9 PM: 3.818 million viewers
Average: 3.869 million viewers

Oct. 11, 2019
8 PM: 2.925 million viewers
9 PM: 2.872 million viewers
Average: 2.899 million viewers

Oct. 18, 2019
8 PM: 2.390 million viewers
9 PM: 2.493 million viewers
Average: 2.442 million viewers

Oct. 25, 2019 (aired on FS1)
Average: 888,000 viewers

Nov. 1, 2019
8 PM: 2.605 million viewers
9 PM: 2.481 million viewers
Average: 2.543 million viewers

Nov. 8, 2019
8 PM: 2.725 million viewers
9 PM: 2.510 million viewers
Average: 2.617 million viewers

Nov. 15, 2019
8 PM: 2.445 million viewers
9 PM: 2.255 million viewers
Average: 2.35 million viewers

Nov. 22, 2019
8 PM: 2.701 million viewers
9 PM: 2.500 million viewers
Average: 2.600 million viewers

Nov. 29, 2019
8 PM: 2.350 million viewers
9 PM: 2.322 million viewers
Average: 2.336 million viewers

Dec. 6, 2019
8 PM: 2.536 million viewers
9 PM: 2.356 million viewers
Average: 2.446 million viewers

Dec. 13, 2019
8 PM: 2.536 million viewers
9 PM: 2.356 million viewers
Average: 2.446 million viewers

Dec. 20, 2019
8 PM: 2.493 million viewers
9 PM: 2.336 million viewers
Average: 2.415 million viewers

Dec. 27, 2019
8 PM: 2.540 million viewers
9 PM: 2.337 million viewers
Average: 2.439 million viewers

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

All data courtesy of Mitch Metcalf.