Friday's WWE SmackDown episode, which featured Triple H's 25th Anniversary Celebration and aired live from the WWE Performance Center with no audience due to the coronavirus pandemic, drew an average of 2.005 million viewers on FOX, according to Showbuzz Daily.

This final number is down from the overnight viewership that was released on Saturday morning, which was an average of 2.014 million viewers. This number is also down 8.3% from last week's final SmackDown viewership of 2.187 million viewers.

Friday's SmackDown drew a 0.5 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, a 0.6 rating in the 25-54 demo, and a 0.3 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 0.4 rating in the 18-34 demographic.

This is the lowest viewership and rating of 2020, and the lowest since the show came to FOX.

SmackDown ranked #7 in ratings for the 18-49 demographic on network TV this week. SmackDown tied for #4 in the 18-34 demo this week, with MacGyver, Blacklist and Dateline. SmackDown ranked #7 in the 25-54 demo this week.

SmackDown came in at #7 for the night in viewership on network TV behind Blue Bloods, Magnum PI, MacGyver, Blacklist, Dateline, and ABC's NFL Draft coverage. Blue Bloods topped the night on network TV in viewership this week with 8.018 million viewers.

The NFL Draft Night 2 coverage on ESPN topped the night on the Cable Top 150 with an 1.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic, bringing in 3.807 million viewers. The Five on FOX News topped the night on cable in viewership with 3.962 million viewers, ranking #11 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic.

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: 2.422 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 7 Episode: 2.538 million viewers with a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 14 Episode: 2.464 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 21 Episode: 2.484 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 28 Episode: 2.687 million viewers with a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Super ShowDown episode)
March 6 Episode: 2.456 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 13 Episode: 2.470 million viewers with a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Elimination Chamber WWE Performance Center episode)
March 20 Episode: 2.569 million viewers with a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 27 Episode: 2.367 million viewers with a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 3 Episode: 2.398 million viewers with a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 10 Episode: 2.317 million viewers with a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-WrestleMania 36 episode)
April 17 Episode: 2.187 million viewers with a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 24 Episode: 2.005 million viewers with a 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Triple H 25th Anniversary Celebration)
May 1 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