Another Huge Margin Win For Dynamite in Viewership War – This week’s episode of Dynamite drew 995,000 viewers (+4.6% from last week) on TNT, topping the 659,000 viewers (+0.15%) garnered by last night’s edition of NXT by 45%, according to Showbuzz Daily. It was the biggest margin of victory for Dynamite over NXT since the March 18th episode.
AEW ranked #2 in the Cable Top 150 for the 18-49 demo, while NXT ranked #37. AEW ranked #55 in total viewership, while NXT ranked #75 in viewership, tied with Stinchfield.
AEW drew a 0.45 rating in the 18-49 demographic (+7%) while NXT drew a 0.17 (+6.3%) in the same demo this week, so Dynamite topped NXT by 165% in the demo, the widest margin in the history of the Wednesday Night Wars.
This was AEW’s best viewership unopposed since October of last year, when the October 16th episode drew 1,014,000 viewers. It was tied with the October 23, 2019 episode for the third best rating in the demo in the show’s history. NXT was just slightly up in total viewers and the key demographic from last week.
NXT was down 15% from the same last week in 2019, while AEW was up 23% from the same week last year.
Speaking of viewership, Tuesday’s edition of Impact Wrestling drew 221,000 viewers on AXS TV. The show drew a 0.08 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. The total audience was up 33% from last week’s show, which drew 166,000 viewers. The show was also up up 60% in the 18-49 demo from last week, which scored a 0.05.
As previously reported, the episode also peaked at over 52,000 viewers on Twitch, which was a record for the company on that platform.
Another Huge Margin Win For Dynamite in Viewership War