Last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 921,000 viewers, while last Wednesday night’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 833,000 viewers, reports Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is down 9.55% from last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which drew a rating of 0.32 in the key 18-49 demographic. Last Wednesday night’s rating of 0.32 is down 3.03% from last week’s rating of 0.33 in the key 18-49 demo. This past Wednesday’s 0.32 rating in the 18-49 key demo represents around 421,000 total viewers that watched this past Wednesday’s episode of AEW Dynamite from that demo. This is down 0.71% from last week’s 424,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
Last Wednesday’s live episode of AEW Dynamite from inside the Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena in Baltimore, Maryland featured Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley, Bryan Danielson and ROH Pure Champion Wheeler Yuta) taking on The Butcher, The Blade and Angelico in a Trios Match, Wardlow battling IMPACT Star W. Morrissey in Singles action, Chris Jericho facing Santana in a Grudge Match, Jeff Hardy going up against Bobby Fish in an Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Qualifying Match, current AEW World Champion “Hangman” Adam Page cutting a promo on CM Punk ahead of their match at the Double or Nothing PPV, Rey Fenix taking on Dante Martin in an Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Qualifying Matchup, The Varsity Blonds (Brian Pillman Jr., Griff Garrison and Julia Hart) calling out Brody King, Malakai Black and Buddy Matthews of The House of Black and Deonna Purrazzo going up against Mercedes Martinez to determine the Undisputed ROH Women’s World Champion, which was the main event.
The viewership number of this past Wednesday night’s episode of Dynamite, which drew the lowest total audience for the show in its normal timeslot of 10PM ET since the May 19 episode, a show that went up against an NBA “play-in game” as well as drew the second-lowest key demo rating of the year, ahead of the February 16th episode, was down 24% from the same week last year, while the key 18-49 demo rating was also down 24% from the same week in 2021.
Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite ranked #4 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is even from last week’s #4 ranking. This past Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite episode ranked #36 in viewership for the night on cable, which is up from last week’s #37 ranking.
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AEW Dynamite last night on TBS:— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) May 5, 2022
P18-49: 0.32 (421,000)
Lowest total viewership in normal time slot since May 19, 2021. P18-49 down only slightly from last week but still lowest since February 16.
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Dynamite ranked #4 among cable originals for the day in P18-49, according to Showbuzz and #12 including English language broadcast.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) May 5, 2022
As usual lately, the two NBA playoff games and Inside the NBA took the top 3 spots. pic.twitter.com/UcAZHdQVhd