WWE SmackDown 3/20 Viewership Slightly Down For Second Show At Performance Center

SmackDown's second show at the Performance Center drew a similar viewership than the first one.

According to overnight numbers released by ShowBuzz Daily, the March 20 episode of SmackDown averaged 2.562 million viewers, down from the 2.588 million viewers the March 13 episode averaged. This week's episode was the fourth-most watched episode of 2020 with the February 28 (2.716 million viewers) and January 17 (2.580 million viewers) episodes being the only shows to draw a better viewership number prior to the last two weeks.

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In the 18-49 demographic, SmackDown averaged 0.75 rating, slightly higher than last week's 0.7 rating. This week's show featured Rob Gronkowski, Goldberg and Roman Reigns signing their contract for their WrestleMania 36 match and a replay of John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt from WrestleMania 30.

Hourly Breakdown:

Hour 1: 2.637 million viewers, 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Hour 2: 2.488 million viewers, 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic

Top 5 Most Viewed WWE SmackDown (3/20) Videos On YouTube

Paige Pulls The Strings For Bayley's WrestleMania Match (374,000 views)

Goldberg And Roman Reigns Sign The Contract (314,000 views)

Rob Gronkowski Comes At The King (233,000 views)

Miz & Morrison vs. Heavy Machinery (192,000 views)

Daniel Bryan & Drew Gulak vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro (160,000 views)

If you missed any of the action from SmackDown, check out Fightful’s full report on the show and listen to the post-show podcast for a complete review of all the action.

For a full breakdown on viewership numbers from various wrestling programs, check out Fightful's resources page.

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