This Friday’s WWE SmackDown added viewers on the road to Royal Rumble 2021 PPV.
15 January 2021 episode of WWE SmackDown drew an average of 2.262 million viewers on the FOX Network, as per the report from Showbuzz Daily. These numbers are up 6.7% from last week’s final SmackDown viewership of 2.120 million viewers.
In demographics, SmackDown drew a 0.67 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is 19.6% up from last week’s 0.56 and the show was at #2 in the demo for this week. The show topped the night in 18-34 with 0.36 ratings(up from last week’s 0.31). 25-54 demo was at 0.82 and was ranked at #5.
SmackDown was at #6 for the night in overall viewership on network TV. Magnum PI on CBS topped the night on network TV in viewership this week with 5.516 million viewers.
15 January’s SmackDown featured the contract signing between WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns and WWE Official Adam Pearce for the match at Royal Rumble PPV. Jey Uso vs Shinsuke Nakamura, Daniel Bryan vs Cesaro and Rey Mysterio vs King Corbin were other featured matches on the show.