Friday's post-Royal Rumble episode of SmackDown drew an average of 2.424 million viewers in the overnight ratings, according to Showbuzz Daily. Hour one drew 2.529 million viewers, then hour two dropped to 2.318 million viewers.
SmackDown also drew an average of 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic, which was tied for #1 for the night along with Hawaii Five-O and Magnum P.I.
If the number holds up, it would be down slightly from last Friday's SmackDown episode, which drew an average of 2.448 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
SmackDown was #8 for the night among the networks in viewership. It came in behind: American Housewife, 20/20, Hawaii Five-O, Magnum P.I., Blue Bloods, Lincoln Rhyme, and Dateline. Blue Bloods topped the night at 7.488 million viewers.
Final ratings will be out on Monday.
Below is our 2020 SmackDown Viewership Tracker:
January 3 Episode: 2.413 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 10 Episode: 2.497 million viewers with a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 17 Episode: 2.562 million viewers with a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 24 Episode: 2.448 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
2019 Total: 112.530 million viewers
2019 Average: 2.164 million viewers per 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