Wednesday Night Ratings: AEW Capitalizes and Dominates NXT in Viewership, Rating


-- The Wednesday night ratings and viewership numbers are in and once again, AEW Dynamite won the battle but it was a domination this time as AEW opted to continue with storyline progression and matches while NXT opted for interviews and and pre-taped video packages. In total viewership, AEW surged up to 932,000 viewers (up from 766,000) - the highest since early January while NXT slipped down to 532,000 - the least watched show in history since going to a live format on USA. In the 18-49 demographic, AEW scored a 0.35 rating and NXT trailed behind with a 0.16 rating.

-- Below are week-by-week look at the ratings battle:

Date
WWE NXT Viewership (18-49)
AEW Dynamite Viewership (18-49)
9/18/19
1,179,000 (0.43)
N/A
9/25/19
1,006,000 (0.32)
N/A
10/2/19
891,000 (0.32)
1,409,000 (0.68)
10/9/19
790,000 (0.22)
1,140,000 (0.46)1
10/16/19
712,000 (0.20)
1,014,000 (0.44)
10/23/19
698,000 (0.21)
963,000 (0.45)
10/30/19
580,000 (0.18)
759,000 (0.33)
11/6/19
813,000 (0.30)
822,000 (0.35)
11/13/19
750,000 (0.25)
957,000 (0.43)
11/20/19
916,000 (0.30)
893,000 (0.39)
11/27/19
810,000 (0.24)
663,000 (0.26)
12/4/19
845,000 (0.29)
851,000 (0.32)
12/11/19
778,000 (0.24)
778,000 (0.28)
12/18/19
795,000 (0.27)
683,000 (0.25)
12/25/19
831,000 (0.22)2
N/A2
1/1/20
548,000 (0.15)3
967,000 (0.36)
1/8/20
721,000 (0.19)
947,000 (0.36)
1/15/20
700,000 (0.21)
940,000 (0.38)
1/22/20
769,000 (0.24)
871,000 (0.35)4
1/29/20
712,000 (0.22)
828,000 (0.34)
2/5/20
770,000 (0.22)
928,000 (0.36)
2/12/20
757,000 (0.24)
817,000 (0.30)
2/19/20
794,000 (0.25)
893,000 (0.31)
2/26/20
717,000 (0.23)
865,000 (0.30)
3/4/20
718,000 (0.23)
906,000 (0.35)
3/11/20
697,000 (0.21)
766,000 (0.26)
3/11/20
532,000 (0.16)
932,000 (0.35)

1 - AEW Dynamite was simulcast on both TNT and TruTV.
2 - AEW Dynamite did not air this week; NXT airs a taped show.
3 - NXT show was a "Best of 2019" special.
4 - AEW Dynamite matches were pre-taped on Chris Jericho's cruise.

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