AEW Dynamite Viewership Goes Down But Outdraws WWE NXT

AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT returned with live programming on Wednesday. While NXT’s number went up and Dynamite’s ticked downward, AEW still came out on top in a major way.

NXT did 721,000 viewers on the USA Network, up from the 548,000 viewers they did the week prior for the 2019 Year-End Awards coverage. The show ranked No. 55 on the Cable Top 150 18-49 demographic list.

AEW did 947,000 viewers on the TNT, down from the 967,000 viewers they did on New Year’s Day. The show ranked No. 6 on the Cable Top 150 18-49 demographic list.

WWE NXT Viewership Tracker:
Sept. 18, 2019 – 1.179 million viewers (One hour broadcast)
Sept. 25, 2019 – 1.006 million viewers (One hour broadcast)
Oct. 2, 2019 – 891,000 viewers (Series premiere)
Oct. 9, 2019 – 790,000 viewers
Oct. 16, 2019 – 712,000 viewers
Oct. 23, 2019 – 698,000 viewers
Oct. 30, 2019 – 580,000 viewers
Nov. 6, 2019 – 813,000 viewers
Nov. 13, 2019 – 750,000 viewers
Nov. 20, 2019 – 916,000 viewers
Nov. 27, 2019 – 810,000 viewers
Dec. 4, 2019 – 845,000 viewers
Dec. 11, 2019 – 778,000 viewers
Dec. 18, 2019 – 795,000 viewers
Dec. 25, 2019 – 831,000 viewers (taped episode)
Jan. 1, 2020 – 548,000 viewers (awards episode)
Jan. 8, 2020 – 721,000 viewers

AEW Dynamite Viewership Tracker:
Oct. 2, 2019 – 1.409 million viewers (Series premiere)
Oct. 9, 2019 – 1.018 million viewers on TNT (+122K on truTV = 1.140 million viewers)
Oct. 16, 2019 – 1.014 million viewers
Oct. 23, 2019 – 963,000 viewers
Oct. 30, 2019 – 789,000 viewers
Nov. 6, 2019 – 822,000 viewers
Nov. 13, 2019 – 957,000 viewers
Nov. 20, 2019 – 893,000 viewers
Nov. 27, 2019 – 663,000 viewers
Dec. 4, 2019 – 851,000 viewers
Dec. 11, 2019 – 778,000 viewers
Dec. 18, 2019 – 683,000 viewers
Dec. 25, 2019 – No Show due to 24hrs of ‘A Christmas Story’
Jan. 1, 2020 – 967,000 viewers
Jan. 8, 2020 – 947,000 viewers

All data courtesy of Mitch Metcalf.