Last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 977,000 viewers, while last Wednesday night’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 930,000 viewers, reports Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is down 4.81% from last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which drew a rating of 0.37 in the key 18-49 demo. Last Wednesday night’s 0.37 rating is even from last week’s rating of 0.37 in the key 18-49 demo. Last Wednesday night’s 0.37 rating in the 18-49 key demographic represents around 483,000 total viewers that watched this past Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite from that demo. This is down 0.62% from last week’s 486,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
This past Wednesday’s live AEW Dynamite inside the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania featured CM Punk facing Dustin Rhodes in Singles action, Hook taking on Anthony Henry in a one-on-one match, Wardlow battling The Butcher in a one-one-one match, Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. battling Danielle Kamella in an Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament Qualifying Match, Kyle O’Reilly facing one-half of the AEW World Tag Team Champions Jungle Boy in an Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Qualifying Match, Tony Khan making his Huge Announcement, Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley, Bryan Danielson and ROH Pure Champion Wheeler Yuta) facing Dante Martin, Brock Anderson and Lee Moriarty in a Trios Match and Darby Allin taking on Andrade El Idolo in a Coffin Match, which was the main event.
The viewership number of this past Wednesday night’s episode of Dynamite, which drew the lowest total audience since the February 16 show and which key demo rating was the lowest since the Revolution go-home episode on March 2, was down 16% from the same week in 2021, while the key 18-49 demo rating was even from the same week in 2021.
Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite ranked #4 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is down from last week’s #3 ranking. This past Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite episode ranked #35 in viewership for the night on cable, which is down from last week’s #33 ranking.
You can check out the tweets below:
AEW Dynamite last night on TBS:— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 21, 2022
Down slightly in P18-49 from last week but lowest demo since Mar 2, lowest P2+ since Feb 16.
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Dynamite ranked #4 for the day among cable originals in P18-49, according to Showbuzz Daily, behind the 2 NBA playoff games on TNT and the late episode of Inside the NBA. pic.twitter.com/fMVwnVNmYG— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 21, 2022
Highlights from YouTube as of 4pm ET.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 21, 2022
Quarter-hour 2 was the high rather than QH1, breaking from the norm.
QH2 was latter half of Punk-Dustin, beginning of Blackpool Combat Club 6-man, and (probably most importantly) the only QH w/o ads.https://t.co/llcxlJBN1M pic.twitter.com/NlQK3wuHgO