Wednesday Night Ratings: NXT Scores Huge Win Over AEW Dynamite; Wins Key Demo Too


-- The numbers are in from last night's AEW Dynamite and NXT shows and for the first time in their head-to-head battle, NXT won not only in total viewers but in the key 18-49 demographic as well. The NXT show was watched by an average of 795,000 people while the AEW Dynamite show was down to 683,000, a significant drop week-over-week and the second lowest total since the show debuted in early October.

-- On the night with many cable networks running news coverage, NXT finished down in the 27th spot in the 18-49 demographic with a 0.27 rating while Dynamite secured the number 30 spot with a 0.25 rating. Overall, NXT won five out of the eight key demographics that Nielsen tracks, including young people 12-34. NXT won two and they tied in one category.

-- Below is our viewership/ratings track for the two shows since they debuted in the September/October time frame.

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)

1 - AEW Dynamite was simulcast on both TNT and TruTV.

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