Friday’s post-Fastlane edition of WWE SmackDown, featuring fallout from the Fastlane pay-per-view, drew an average of 2.191 million viewers on FOX, according to Showbuzz Daily.

This final number is up from the overnight viewership that was released on Saturday morning, which was an average of 2.031 million viewers. This number is also up from last week’s final SmackDown viewership of 2.093 million viewers for the Fastlane go-home show.

Friday’s SmackDown drew a 0.57 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, a 0.68 rating in the 25-54 demo, and a 0.39 rating in the 18-34 demographic. Last week’s SmackDown drew a 0.57 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, a 0.70 rating in the 25-54 demo, and a 0.39 rating in the 18-34 demographic.

SmackDown ranked #2 in ratings for the key 18-49 demographic on network TV, behind Shark Tank’s 0.65 rating. SmackDown ranked #1 in the 18-34 demo this week. The show ranked #6 in the 25-54 demo, behind Shark Tank’s 0.94 rating, Magnum PI’s 0.80 rating, Blue Bloods’ 0.79 rating, 20/20’s 0.71 rating, and MacGyver’s 0.70 rating. SmackDown came in at #8 for the night in viewership on network TV. Blue Bloods on CBS topped the night on network TV in viewership this week with 6.390 million viewers.

The NBA game on ESPN between the Celtics and the Bucks topped the night on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic, drawing just 940,000 viewers. Tucker Carlson Tonight on FOX News topped the night in cable viewership with 2.886 million viewers, ranking #5 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.24 rating in the key demo.

Below is our 2021 SmackDown Viewership Tracker:

January 1 Episode: 2.013 million viewers with a 0.53 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s episode)
January 8 Episode: 2.120 million viewers with a 0.56 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 15 Episode: 2.262 million viewers with a 0.67 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 22 Episode: 2.383 million viewers with a 0.63 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 29 Episode: 2.304 million viewers with a 0.62 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 5 Episode: 2.257 million viewers with a 0.65 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 12 Episode: 1.990 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 19 Episode: 2.217 million viewers with a 0.59 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 26 Episode: 2.145 million viewers with a 0.54 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
March 5 Episode: 2.252 million viewers with a 0.60 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 12 Episode: 2.171 million viewers with a 0.61 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 19 Episode: 2.093 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 26 Episode: 2.191 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Fastlane episode)
April 2 Episode:

2020 Total: 113.372 million viewers
2020 Average: 2.180 million viewers per episode (2 FS1 airings)

2019 Total: 112.530 million viewers
2019 Average: 2.164 million viewers per episode (1 FS1 airing)

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