Last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which was the promotion’s Fight For The Fallen special, was able to draw a total of 1.108 million viewers, while Wednesday night’s episode, which was AEW’s Homecoming special, was able to draw a total of 1.102 million viewers, according to a recent report from Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics.
This total is down 0.54% from last week’s Fight For The Fallen episode of Dynamite, which drew a 0.46 rating in the 18-49 key demo. This 0.46 rating is up 2.22% from last week’s rating of 0.45 in the key 18-49 demo. The 0.46 rating in the 18-49 key demo represents around 593,000 total viewers who watched this past Wednesday night’s Homecoming episode of Dynamite from that demo. This is up 1.89% from last week’s 582,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
Last Wednesday’s Homecoming episode of Dynamite featured the debuting 2.0 and Daniel Garcia vs. Eddie Kingston, Jon Moxley and Darby Allin, Chris Jericho vs. Juventud Guerrera, The Bunny vs. Leyla Hirsch in an NWA World Women’s Title Eliminator Match, AEW TNT Champion Miro defending his title against Lee Johnson, Christian Cage vs. The Blade and Malakai Black vs. Cody Rhodes.
The viewership number of last Wednesday’s Homecoming episode of Dynamite, which marked the first time that AEW Dynamite has averaged more than 1 million viewers for four weeks in a row and which key demo rating is tied with the October 9th, 2019 episode of Dynamite for the second-best rating in the demo, behind the original premiere, was up 22.3% from the same week in 2020, which, at the time, went head-to-head against NXT, while the 18-49 key demo rating was up 27.8% from the same week in 2020.
You can check out the tweet below:
AEW Dynamite last night on TNT was watched by 1,102,000 viewers on average. 593,000 viewers were aged 18-49 (about a 0.46 rating).— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) August 5, 2021
Total viewers slightly down from last week (-1%) but 4th consecutive week of 18-49 growth.
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