Saturday’s live Saturday Night edition of AEW Dynamite drew 575,000 viewers, which is down 20.90% from last week’s episode, which drew 727,000 viewers.
The show drew a 0.22 rating in the key 18-49 demographic this week, down 21.42% from last week. The 0.22 key demographic rating represents around 288,000 viewers who watched the show from that 18-49 demo.
Saturday Night Dynamite had strong competition from the MLB and college football this weekend. This would be the lowest viewership in show history if counting Wednesday night episodes. This was also the lowest viewership for the three Saturday Night Dynamite episodes that have aired this year.
The WWE SmackDown on FOX encore presentation from Friday night aired on Saturday, head-to-head with AEW’s Saturday Night Dynamite show. That episode drew 632,000 viewers with a 0.16 key demo rating.
This past Saturday’s Dynamite aired live from the Addition Financial Arena in Orlando, and featured several matches and segments advertised ahead of time – Bobby Fish vs. Anthony Greene, Dustin Rhodes vs. Bryan Danielson in a World Title Eliminator match, Lance Archer vs. Eddie Kingston in a World Title Eliminator match, Ruby Soho vs. Penelope Ford in a TBS Title Tournament match, Jungle Boy vs. Brandon Cutler, and the main event, which was Cody Rhodes vs. Malakai Black.