Friday's episode of SmackDown drew an average of 2.563 million viewers in the overnight ratings, according to Showbuzz Daily. Hour one drew 2.637 million viewers, then hour two dropped to 2.488 million viewers. The show remained at the WWE Performance Center, without an audience, and featured the WrestleMania 36 contract signing between WWE Universal Champion Goldberg and Roman Reigns.

SmackDown also drew an average of 0.75 rating in the 18-49 demographic, which was #4 for the night, behind The Blacklist (0.8), 20/20 (0.8), and Shark Tank (1.1).

If the number holds up, it would be up 3.8% from last Friday's SmackDown episode, which drew an average of 2.470 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: Shark Tank, 20/20, MacGyver, Hawaii Five-O, Blue Bloods, The Blacklist, and Dateline. Shark Tank topped the night at 5.969 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
January 31 Episode: 2.497 million viewers with a 0.8 ratings in the 18-49 demographic (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 7 Episode: 2.538 million viewers with a 0.8 ratings in the 18-49 demographic
February 14 Episode: 2.464 million viewers with a 0.7 ratings in the 18-49 demographic
February 21 Episode: 2.484 million viewers with a 0.7 ratings in the 18-49 demographic
February 28 Episode: 2.687 million viewers with a 0.8 ratings in the 18-49 demographic (post-Super ShowDown episode)
March 6 Episode: 2.456 million viewers with a 0.7 ratings in the 18-49 demographics
March 13 Episode: 2.470 million viewers with a 0.7 ratings in the 18-49 demographics (post-Elimination Chamber WWE Performance Center episode)

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