Andrew Zarian of the Mat Men Pro Wrestling Podcast reports that last Wednesday’s Thanksgiving Eve AEW Dynamite episode was able to draw a total of 809,000 viewers in the fast overnight ratings as well as 344,000 average viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
The total viewership is down 17.78% from last week’s AEW Dynamite post-Full Gear episode, which has a total of 984,000 for the final viewership, while the key demographic rating viewership is down 28.33% from last week’s Dynamite post-Full Gear episode, which has a total of 480,000 for the final key demo rating viewership.
According to Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, the final viewership number will be a total of around 855,000 viewers, which is down 13.10% from last week, while the final key demo rating viewership will be around 375,000 total viewers, which is down 21.88% from last week. Brandon Thurston also said that the key demo rating will be 0.29, which is down 21.62% from last week.
To compare, the final viewership of last year’s Thanksgiving Eve edition of AEW Dynamite drew 710,000 total viewers, with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which went head-to-head with WWE NXT. It was previously reported that the final viewership for last Wednesday night’s AEW Dynamite episode will be delayed and will only be released on Monday before 5PM ET due to the Thanksgiving holidays.
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Based on these fast nationals for Dynamite, I would expect final ratings (releasing Monday):— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) November 26, 2021
Total: ~855k (-15%)
18-49: ~375k = 0.29 P18-49 rating (-22%)