The battle of the Wednesday Night War between AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT has been really close for several weeks now. This week AEW came out on top in both total viewers and the key 18-49 demographic.
Here is the breakdown thanks to ShowbuzzDaily:
Viewership For WWE NXT
WWE NXT, which aired on the USA Network was watched by 637,000 viewers, down from 665,000. In the important 18-49 demographic they pulled in a 0.16 down from 0.18.
NXT this week featured Candice LeRae, a Newly Bro Show segment, a non-title match between NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Mia Yim, two Cruiserweight Title Group matches, and North American Champion Keith Lee defending his title against Damian Priest.
Viewership For AEW Dynamite
AEW Dynamite aired on TNT and averaged 693,000 viewers, down from 731,000. In the important 18-49 demographic they drew a 0.27 rating, up from 0.25.
This week AEW Dynamite featured Shawn Spears, Marko Stunt vs Brodie Lee, a No DQ Match between Jimmy Havoc & Kip Sabian vs Best Friends, and two TNT Title Tournament Semi-Final matches. The first one was between Darby Allin vs Cody, the second was Lance Archer vs Dustin Rhodes.
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