Detailed Ratings For This Week’s AEW Dynamite & WWE NXT Episodes

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As reported yesterday, AEW Dynamite’s ratings dropped but still won the night with 743,000 viewers and a 0.32 rating (415,000) in the key 18-49 demographic. NXT had 691,000 viewers and 0.18 in 180-49 (229,000 viewers). Dynamite was good enough for 4th place on the night while NXT ranked at #25. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter has more detailed information on the numbers, including a look at the shows quarter-by-quarter.

Overall, the night was dominated by shows that did huge with women, which resulted in both wrestling shows being down. Dynamite was down 20.4% in viewers, 2.4% in 18-49 and 18.5% in 18-34. NXT was down 0.1% in viewers (only dropping about 1,000), 11.6% in 18-49 and up 5.5% in 18-34.

Dynamite had 60,000 viewers in males 18-34 (down 31.8%), 41,000 in women 18-34 (up 13.9%), 231,000 in men 35-49 (up 0.9%) and 83,000 in women 35-49 (up 15.3%). NXT had 36,000 viewers in males 18-34 (up 24.1%), 22,000 in women 18-34 (down 15.4%), 114,000 in men 35-49 (down 11.6%) and 57,000 in women 35-49 (down 24%). AEW won all eight quarters in viewers (with some quarters close) and in the demo (which wasn’t close). It doubled NXT in the first three quarters.

Here are the quarter-by-quarter numbers for AEW:

Q1: Matt Jackson vs. Rey Fenix – 756,000 viewers, 462,000 in 18-49

Q2: End of Jackson vs. Fenix/Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston promo/Cody Rhodes squash & segment with Penta El Zero Miedo – 751,000 viewers (down 5,000), 441,000 in 18-49 (down 21,000)

Q3: Best Friends promo/Sting & Lance Archer segment/QT Marshall interview/Ethan Page vs. Lee Johnson – 757,000 viewers (up 6,000), 445,000 in 18-49 (up 4,000)

Q4: End of Johnson vs. Page/Adam Page & Dark Order promo/Kenny Omega & Good Brothers entrance – 719,000 viewers (down 38,000), 418,000 in 18-49 (down 27,000)

Q5: Omega promo & brawl with Moxley, Kingston & Christian Cage/Six-woman tag team match – 758,000 viewers (up 39,000), 413,000 in 18-49 (down 5,000)

Q6: End of Nyla Rose, Britt Baker & Maki Itoh vs. Hikaru Shida, Ryo Mizunami & Thunder Rosa/Matt Hardy promo/Darby Allin vs. Scorpio Sky – 697,000 viewers (down 61,000), 364,000 in 18-49 (down 49,000)

Q7: End of Allin vs. Sky – 766,000 viewers (up 69,000), 385,000 in 18-49 (up 21,000)

Q8: Inner Circle War Council – 742,000 viewers (down 24,000), 391,000 in 18-49 (up 6,000)

And here’s the breakdown of NXT by quarters:

Q1: William Regal’s announcements/unveiling of NXT Women’s Tag Team Titles – 740,000 viewers, 210,000 in 18-49

Q2: Io Shirai vs. Toni Storm/Finn Balor promo – 751,000 viewers (up 11,000), 219,000 in 18-49 (up 9,000)

Q3: LA Knight interview/Pete Dunne vs. Jake Atlas/Imperium promo – 679,000 viewers (down 72,000), 224,000 in 18-49 (up 5,000)

Q4: Leon Ruff interview/Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez vs. Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart – 683,000 viewers (up 4,000), 227,000 in 18-49 (up 3,000)

Q5: End of Kai & Gonzalez vs. Moon & Blackheart/Adam Cole interview/The Way promo – 685,000 viewers (up 2,000), 245,000 in 18-49 (up 18,000)

Q6: Xia Li vs. Kayden Carter/Jordan Devlin promo/Zoey Stark video/Santos Escobar promo – 685,000 viewers (even), 242,000 in 18-49 (down 3,000)

Q7: Grizzled Young Veterans vs. Legado del Fantasma/Shirai challenge Gonzalez/Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher interview/Finn Balor vs. Adam Cole – 639,000 viewers (down 46,000), 225,000 in 18-49 (down 17,000)

Q8: Cole vs. Balor – 631,000 viewers (down 8,000), 213,000 in 18-49 (down 12,000)
Overrun: Cole vs. Balor/Kyle O’Reilly attacks Cole/Karrion Kross confronts Balor – 814,000 viewers (up 183,000)

AEW had a 0.09 in 18-34 (down 30.8%), 0.14 in 18-34 (down 18.5%), 0.50 in 35-49 (up 4.3%) and 0.25 in 50+ (down 34.2%). AEW’s audience was 70.1% male in 18-49 and 53.6% male in 12-17.

NXT had a 0.06 in 12-17 (down 40%), 0.08 in 18-34 (up 5.5%), 0.28 in 35-49 (down 16.2%)and 0.39 in 50+ (up 21.9%). NXT’s audience was 65.5% male in 18-49 and 66.5% male in 12-17.

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