Wednesday’s live post-All Out edition of AEW Dynamite reportedly drew 1.319 million viewers. This is up 25.98% from last week’s episode, which drew 1.047 million viewers for the All Out go-home show, and is the second-best viewership in the history of the show.
The post-All Out Dynamite drew a 0.52 rating in the key 18-49 demographic this week. This is up 40.54% from last week’s 0.37 rating. The 0.52 key demographic rating represents around 681,000 viewers who watched the show from that 18-49 demo. This is up 40.12% from last week’s 486,000 18-49 viewers that the 0.37 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.
It’s interesting to note that Dynamite beat this week’s RAW in key demographic viewers. Dynamite had 681,000 viewers from the 18-49 demo, while RAW had 678,000 from the 18-49 demo.
Dynamite ranked #1 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.37 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is the third week in a row that Dynamite has ranked #1.
Dynamite ranked #19 in viewership for the night on cable. This is up from last week’s #32 ranking.
Dynamite drew the second-highest audience in show history, and the second-highest key demo rating in show history, both behind the premiere back on October 2, 2019, which drew 1.409 million viewers with a 0.68 key demo rating. This week’s viewership was up 25.98% from last week, while the 18-49 key demo rating was up 40.54% from last week.
Last night’s Dynamite viewership was up 29.8% from the same week in 2020. The key demo was up 43.2% from the same week last year. The 2020 episode did not go head-to-head with WWE NXT as NXT aired on a Tuesday that week.
While AEW topped the night in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150 with the 0.52 rating, Hannity on FOX News topped the night in viewership with 3.073 million viewers, ranking #5 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.23 rating in the key demo.
America’s Got Talent on NBC topped the night on network TV in viewership with an average of 5.690 million viewers. Big Brother on CBS took the #1 spot in the 18-49 demographic with a 0.90 rating.
This week’s post-All Out Dynamite from the Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati featured several matches and segments advertised ahead of time – CM Punk appearing live following his in-ring return, Bryan Danielson and Adam Cole making their Dynamite debuts, Tony Schiavone interviewing The Elite (Cole, AEW World Champion Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks), FTR and Shawn Spears vs. The Dark Order’s Evil Uno, Stu Grayson and John Silver, Dante Martin vs. Powerhouse Hobbs, Ruby Soho making her Dynamite debut vs. Jamie Hayter, Dustin Rhodes vs. Malakai Black, and Jon Moxley making his homecoming vs. Minoru Suzuki, which was the main event.
AEW Dynamite Tops RAW In Key Demo This Week