WWE promoted John Cena’s SmackDown return heavily and it paid off. Friday Night SmackDown was up this week in overnight viewership.
Showbuzz Daily reports that WWE Friday Night SmackDown drew 2.716 million viewers this week.
Hour number one brought in 2.736 million viewers with 2.697 keeping the channel on FOX for the second hour.
Last week’s overnight viewership number for WWE Friday Night SmackDown brought in 2.49 million viewers for the two hour broadcast. They had 2.542 million in the first hour with 2.438 million sticking around for hour #2.
This week earned the highest viewership number so far in 2020.