Last week’s Grand Slam AEW Dynamite episode was able to draw 1.039 million viewers, while Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 990,000 viewers, according to Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is down 4.71% from this past week’s AEW Dynamite, which drew a rating of 0.34 in the 18-49 key demo. Last Wednesday night’s rating of 0.34 is down 2.85% from last week’s 0.35 rating in the key 18-49 demo. Last Wednesday’s 0.34 rating in the 18-49 key demographic represents 444,000 viewers that watched last Wednesday night’s AEW Dynamite episode from that demo. This is down 3.05% from this past week’s 458,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
Last Wednesday’s live episode of AEW Dynamite from the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania featured Saraya addressing the AEW fans, MJF addressing the AEW fans, Chris Jericho’s ROH World Title celebration, Interim AEW Women’s World Champion Toni Storm putting her title on the line against “The Professor Of Professional Wrestling” Serena Deeb, AEW World Champion Jon Moxley facing Juice Robinson in an AEW World Title Eliminator Match and Chris Jericho defending his ROH World Title against former ROH World Champion Bandido, which was the main event.
The viewership number of this past Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which dropped under 1 million viewers for the first time since the August 17th House Of The Dragon episode and drew the fourteenth-highest total audience of the year so far as well as the tenth-highest key demo rating of the year so far and tied with two other episodes, was down 14.06% from the same week in 2021, while the key 18-49 demo rating was down 24.44% from the same week last year.
Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite ranked #9 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is down from last week’s #1 ranking. This past Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite episode ranked #65 in viewership for the night on cable, which is down from last week’s #25 ranking.
You can check out the tweets below:
Another ep. of the Thursday 30 podcast will be up tonight, talking about this rating, WWE on Hulu, & more.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) September 29, 2022
Find it soon on the Wrestlenomics YouTube channel or in the 'Wrestlenomics Radio' free podcast feed. It'll also be in the subscriber feed.https://t.co/Hth18rjltx pic.twitter.com/LmjIg41ufS
QH1 was the leading quarter-hour again after a few weeks where that wasn't the case. Big Bang Theory is often a strong lead-in. QH1 was the Jericho Appreciation Society live promo.https://t.co/LvM5WJnNb6— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) September 29, 2022
We detailed the Dynamite quarter-hours and analyzed them in video for the Thursday 30, which is free for everyone.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) September 29, 2022
Also talked the big Smackdown rating on Fox, the most-viewed minutes and what the viewership was at 9:23.https://t.co/SdhygbNmlF