Friday's WWE SmackDown episode on FOX drew an average of 2.309 million viewers, according to Showbuzz Daily.

This final number is down from the overnight viewership that was released on Saturday morning, which was an average of 2.350 million viewers. This number is also down from last week's final SmackDown viewership of 2.610 million viewers for the taped episode from England.

Friday's SmackDown drew a 0.7 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, a 0.8 rating in the 25-54 demo, and a 0.4 rating in the 18-34 demographic. Last week's episode drew a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demo, a 0.8 rating in the 25-54 demo, and a 0.6 rating in the 18-34 demographic.

SmackDown tied for #1 with Hawaii Five-O in the 18-49 demographic this week, with a 0.7 rating. SmackDown ranked #1 in that demo for the past two weeks before this week. Hawaii Five-O also tied with SmackDown at #1 for the 18-34 demo this week, with a 0.4 rating. Hawaii Five-O topped the night in the 24-54 demographic this week with a 1.2 rating. SmackDown drew a 0.8 rating in that 25-54 demo this week, tying at #6 with 20/20 and Dateline.

SmackDown came in at #9 for the night in viewership on network TV, behind Hawaii Five-O, Blue Bloods, Magnum PI, Blacklist, Dateline, 20/20, American Housewife, and Fresh Off the Boat. Blue Bloods topped the night with 7.505 million viewers.

Live PD on A&E topped the night in the 18-59 demographic Cable Top 150 with a 0.58 rating, with just 1.909 million viewers. Rachel Maddow Show topped the night in viewership on cable with 3.664 million viewers, coming in at #9 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.32 rating in that 18-49 demographic.

To compare, last week's pro wrestling viewership looks like this:

* Monday's taped WWE RAW on the USA Network drew an average of 2.058 million viewers, down from last week's 2.136 million viewers, and the lowest non-holiday viewership in RAW history. RAW was #10 for the night in viewership on cable and #4 in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150, for the third week in a row, with an average 0.64 cable rating

* Tuesday's Total Divas episode on the E! network drew 258,000 viewers, up from last week's 191,000 viewers, which was the lowest viewership in the history of the show. Total Divas ranked #58 on the Cable Top 150 this week with a 0.13 cable rating in the 18-49 demo

* Tuesday's WWE Backstage episode on FS1 drew 100,000 viewers in the 11pm hour, up from last week's 49,000 viewers for the official premiere. The show did not make the Cable Top 150 again this week and no rating is available because of that

* Wednesday's post-Full Gear edition of AEW Dynamite on TNT drew 957,000 viewers, up from last week's 822,000 viewers. Dynamite was #37 for the night in viewership on cable and #5 in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.43 rating

* Wednesday's NXT episode on the USA Network drew 750,000 viewers, down from last week's 813,000 viewers. NXT ranked #41 for the night in viewership on cable, and #22 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic

* Friday's WWE SmackDown on FOX drew an average of 2.309 million viewers, down from the previous week's 2.610 million viewers for the taped episode from England. SmackDown tied for #1 in the 18-49 demographic this week, with a 0.7 rating, and ranked #9 for the night in viewership on network TV

Below is our 2019 SmackDown Viewership Tracker:

January 1 Episode: 2.091 million viewers (New Year's episode, taped)
January 8 Episode: 2.032 million viewers
January 15 Episode: 2.143 million viewers
January 22 Episode: 2.142 million viewers
January 29 Episode: 2.137 million viewers (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 5 Episode: 1.841 million viewers (State of the Union competition)
February 12 Episode: 2.034 million viewers
February 19 Episode: 2.269 million viewers (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
February 26 Episode: 2.150 million viewers
March 5 Episode: 2.155 million viewers
March 12 Episode: 2.198 million viewers (post-Fastlane episode)
March 19 Episode: 2.208 million viewers
March 26 Episode: 2.393 million viewers
April 2 Episode: 2.141 million viewers
April 9 Episode: 2.199 million viewers (post-WrestleMania 35 episode)
April 16 Episode: 2.219 million viewers (Superstar Shakeup episode)
April 23 Episode: 2.072 million viewers
April 30 Episode: 1.833 million viewers
May 7 Episode: 1.931 million viewers
May 14 Episode: 1.827 million viewers (taped episode from London)
May 21 Episode: 1.983 million viewers (post-Money In the Bank episode)
May 28 Episode: 2.072 million viewers
June 4 Episode: 2.016 million viewers
June 11 Episode: 1.930 million viewers (post-Super ShowDown episode)
June 18 Episode: 1.859 million viewers
June 25 Episode: 1.921 million viewers (post-Stomping Grounds episode)
July 2 Episode: 1.890 million viewers
July 9 Episode: 1.853 million viewers
July 16 Episode: 2.122 million viewers (post-Extreme Rules episode)
July 23 Episode: 2.162 million viewers
July 30 Episode: 1.911 million viewers
August 6 Episode: 2.088 million viewers
August 13 Episode: 2.164 million viewers (post-SummerSlam episode)
August 20 Episode: 2.142 million viewers
August 27 Episode: 2.088 million viewers
September 3 Episode: 2.130 million viewers
September 10 Episode: 2.061 million viewers
September 17 Episode: 2.064 million viewers (post-Clash of Champions episode)
September 24 Episode: 2.099 million viewers (final USA Network episode)
October 4 Episode: 3.888 million viewers (FOX premiere)
October 11 Episode: 2.877 million viewers (WWE Draft episode, post-HIAC)
October 18 Episode: 2.418 million viewers
October 25 Episode: 888,000 viewers (aired on FS1)
November 1 Episode: 2.520 million viewers (post-Crown Jewel episode)
November 8 Episode: 2.610 million viewers (taped episode from England)
November 15 Episode: 2.309 million viewers
November 22 Episode:

2018 Total: 122.304 million viewers
2018 Average: 2.352 million viewers per episode

2017 Total: 132.401 million viewers
2017 Average: 2.546 million viewers per episode