Thursday, March 12, 2020

AEW And NXT Viewership War Impacted by News Coverage of The Coronavirus Pandemic

AEW And NXT Viewership War Impacted by News Coverage of The Coronavirus Pandemic
AEW and NXT were impacted by news coverage of the Coronavirus pandemic this week.



Wednesday's Dynamite episode drew 766,000 viewers on TNT, topping the 697,000 viewers garnered by NXT on the USA Network by 10%, according to Showbuzz Daily.

AEW ranked #25 in the Cable Top 150, while NXT ranked #42. AEW ranked #75 in viewership, while NXT ranked #83 in viewership.

Last week's Dynamite episode drew 906,000 viewers and ranked #9 in the Cable Top 150, and #58 in viewership. Last week's NXT episode drew 718,000 viewers and ranked #17 in the Cable Top 150, and #75 in viewership.

This week's NXT audience is the third-lowest since the show started airing on Wednesdays on the USA Network last year. The October 30 episode drew 580,000 viewers while the January 1 episode on New Year's drew 548,000 viewers.

This is the second-lowest AEW audience in the history of the show. The Thanksgiving week November 27 episode drew 663,000 viewers.

AEW drew a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic, beating the 0.21 that NXT drew in the same demo this week by 24%. Last week's AEW show drew a 0.35 rating while the NXT episode drew a 0.23 in that demographic.

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