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AEW Dynamite Viewership gets a Boost; Trumps NXT Again

  • After last week's disappointing viewership, AEW Dynamite bounced back this week and beat NXT Again!
  • While AEW Dynamite made the top 10 in 18-49 demo for the night, NXT fell below the #50 mark!
Ali Siddiqui
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Modified 22 May 2020, 02:56 IST

While AEW Dynamite was up 47K this week, NXT lost 12K viewers from last week!
While AEW Dynamite was up 47K this week, NXT lost 12K viewers from last week!

AEW Dynamite, after a lackluster performance last week, finally received a boost in its viewership this week. According to ShowBuzzDaily, Double or Nothing's go-home edition of Dynamite drew 701,000 viewers, up from last week's 654,000 (which also happens to be Dynamite's record-low viewership of 2020).

NXT, on the other hand, didn't have a good night at all. The black & yellow brand was able to draw only 592,000 viewers, down from last week's 604,000. Despite a considerable fall, last night's show still scored better than the lowest-rated NXT episode (March 18), which drew 542,000 viewers.

AEW Dynamite Up Over 50% in the 18-49 Demo; NXT Falls Below the #50 Mark!

The most recent edition of AEW Dynamite took the #7 spot in the 18-49 demographic for the night with a rating of 0.26. Last week's episode finished at #15 with a 0.23 rating.

As for NXT, it fell from #46 to #53 in just a week in the same demo and averaged a 0.13 rating.

As mentioned above, last night's Dynamite featured the final build to Double or Nothing. The Young Bucks and Hangman "Adam Page" made their surprise returns after a two-month absence.


NXT featured Rhea Ripley vs. IO Shirai, Dexter Lumis vs. Roderick Strong, and Karrion Kross in action.

That being said, expect loaded episodes from both shows next week. A Cage match between Matt Riddle and Timothy Thatcher will be the highlight of NXT. AEW will be presenting the post-Double or Nothing edition of Dynamite on TNT.


Published 22 May 2020, 02:56 IST
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