Last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 969,000 viewers, while last Wednesday night’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 939,000 viewers, reports Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is down 3.09% from last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which drew a rating of 0.34 in the key 18-49 demo. This past Wednesday’s 0.34 rating is down 15% from last week’s 0.40 rating in the key 18-49 demo. This past Wednesday’s 0.34 rating in the 18-49 key demographic represents 444,000 viewers that watched this past Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite episode from that demo. This is down 14.94% from last week’s 522,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
Last Wednesday’s live episode of AEW Dynamite inside the Cable Dahmer Arena in Independence, Missouri featured a Casino Battle Royale, where the winner will advance to the main event of the show to go up against Jon Moxley for a chance to compete at Forbidden Door for the Interim AEW World Title, current AEW Women’s World Champion Thunder Rosa defending her title against Marina Shafir, PAC battling Buddy Matthews in an All-Atlantic Championship Qualifying Match, “Hangman” Adam Page taking on NJPW’s David Finlay in Singles action and Kyle O’Reilly taking on Jon Moxley, where the winner will advance to AEW and NJPW’s Forbidden Door to compete for the Interim AEW World Title, which was the main event.
The viewership number of last Wednesday night’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which drew the eighth-lowest audience of the year so far and the fourth-lowest key demo rating of the year, was up 92.81% from the same week last year, while the key 18-49 demo rating was up 78.94% from the same week last year. That week’s episode of AEW Dynamite took place on a Friday night.
Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite ranked #1 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is up from last week’s #2 ranking. Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite episode ranked #31 in viewership for the night on cable, which is down from last week’s #30 ranking.
You can check out the tweets below:
AEW Dynamite last night on TBS (8-10pm):— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 9, 2022
P18-49 rating: 0.34
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With the NBA finals on broadcast on ABC, Dynamite ranked #1 in P18-49 among cable originals for the day, according to Showbuzz Daily. Including broadcast primetime, it ranked #8.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 9, 2022
Celtcs-Warriors on ABC had 11.5 million viewers and did a 3.65 P18-49 rating. pic.twitter.com/pzz3zyPCyd
Last week’s Dynamite rating was a great example of data as sacred text for wrestling- purporting to have all argument-ending answers but somehow serving largely to embolden various contradictory, and most importantly, preexisting, beliefs. pic.twitter.com/jU4VTJXsKj— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 9, 2022