Comparison of Ratings, Viewership in February & July for WWE Raw, Smackdown, NXT, AEW Dynamite & IMPACT

-- Comparing the wrestling shows TV ratings and viewership from February (pre-pandemic) to July, here is how the numbers stack up, as compiled by the Wrestling Observer Newsletter

  • WWE Raw is down from an average of 2.288 million to 1.623 million, a drop of 29.1%. In the 18-49 demographic, the decline is from a 0.74 rating to 0.48, a drop of 35.1%. In the 12-17 demo, the drop is 47.5%, from 0.40 to 0.21 while in 50+, there was a drop from 0.96 to 0.78, equal to 18.8%

  • WWE Smackdown averaged 2.542 million in February and is down to 1.878 million in July, a drop of 26.1%. In the 18-49 demo, the drop was 38.7%.
  • WWE NXT averaged 760,000 viewers in February and is now at 701,000 in July, a drop of 7.8%, the lowest drop out of any show. In the 18-49 demographic, the drop was 0.24 to 0.18, or 25% while in 12-17, the drop was 0.11 to 0.08 for 27.3%. In the 50+ demo, the rating stayed a constant 0.37 both in February.
  • AEW Dynamite averaged 876,000 viewers in February and 774,000 in July, for a drop of 11.6% but in the 18-49 demographic, it fell only 6.7% from 0.30 to 0.28. In the 12-17 demo, the show actually increased 16.7% from a 0.12 to 0.14 but in the 50+ audience, there was a big drop of 19.4% from a 0.36 to 0.29 rating.
  • IMPACT Wrestling went from 181,000 viewers in February to 153,000 in July for a 15.5% drop. The 18-49 demo dropped 18.5% while figures for the other demos were not available.

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