Friday Night SmackDown down slightly in overnight figures

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The overnight number for Friday Night SmackDown has it down slightly from last week’s viewership, which was the show’s second-highest of 2020.

This week’s episode averaged 2,482,000 on the overnight number with the final number out on Monday to reflect the entire country.

The first hour of SmackDown did 2,521,000 viewers and fell 3% in the second hour with 2,442,000 viewers.

Among other network shows, SmackDown was tied for first with adults 18-49 along with the CBS block of MacGyver, Hawaii Five-O, and Blue Bloods with a 0.7

Friday Night SmackDown was also tops among adults 18-34.

The episode was promoted around the date between Otis and Mandy, and a late announcement on Friday that Hulk Hogan would be on the show.

Next week’s show features the return of Bill Goldberg and a #1 contender’s match between Naomi and Carmella. John Cena will return in two weeks on the February 28th edition.