Friday’s live WWE SmackDown episode, featuring an appearance by YouTube star Logan Paul plus Daniel Bryan defeating Jey Uso in a Street Fight main event, drew an average of 2.137 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 2.036 million viewers. This number is down 2.5% from last week’s final SmackDown viewership of 2.191 million viewers for the post-Fastlane show.

Friday’s SmackDown drew a 0.57 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, a 0.67 rating in the 25-54 demo, and a 0.37 rating in the 18-34 demographic. Last week’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.

SmackDown ranked #2 in ratings for the key 18-49 demographic on network TV, behind the 0.65 that Shark Tank and Blue Bloods tied with. SmackDown ranked #2 in the 18-34 demo this week, behind the 0.42 rating that Blue Bloods drew. The show ranked #6 in the 25-54 demo, behind Blue Bloods’ 0.92 rating, Shark Tank’s 0.91 rating, Magnum PI’s 0.83 rating, MacGyver’s 0.75 rating, and 20/20’s 0.71 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 6.205 million viewers.

The women’s NCAA basketball game between Arizona and Connecticut on ESPN topped the night on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.59 rating in the 18-49 demographic, drawing 2.692 million viewers. Tucker Carlson Tonight on FOX News topped the night in cable viewership with 2.689 million viewers, ranking #9 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.21 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: 2.137 million viewers with a 0.57 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 9 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