This week's WWE SmackDown episode, featuring the final hype for WWE Fastlane, drew 2.155 million viewers. This is barely up from last week's 2.150 million viewers.
SmackDown was #9 for the night in viewership on cable, for the third week in a row, behind Curse of Oak Island, Rachel Maddow Show, Hannity, Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle, Last Word, The Five and Special Report. SmackDown was #3 in the 18-49 demographic this week, behind the NBA and Curse of Oak Island. The NBA game between the Celtics and the Warriors topped the night in the 18-49 demographic with 2.053 million viewers while Curse of Oak Island drew 3.511 million viewers.
The big draw on network TV at 8pm was The Voice on NBC, which drew 10.215 million viewers.
In comparison, Monday's WWE RAW drew 2.783 million viewers, down from last week's 2.992 million viewers for Roman Reigns' return, which was the best viewership of 2019 and the best RAW viewership since the post-SummerSlam 2018 episode on August 20, which drew 3.095 million viewers. It topped SmackDown viewership by 29%.
Below is our 2019 SmackDown Viewership Tracker:
January 1 Episode: 2.091 million viewers (New Year's episode, taped)
January 8 Episode: 2.032 million viewers
January 15 Episode: 2.143 million viewers
January 22 Episode: 2.142 million viewers
January 29 Episode: 2.137 million viewers (post-Royal Rumble episode)
February 5 Episode: 1.841 million viewers (State of the Union competition)
February 12 Episode: 2.034 million viewers
February 19 Episode: 2.269 million viewers (post-Elimination Chamber episode)
February 26 Episode: 2.150 million viewers
March 5 Episode: 2.155 million viewers
March 12 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
Source: ShowBuzz Daily