Last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 979,000 viewers, while last Wednesday night’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 989,000 viewers, reports Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is up 1.02% from last week’s AEW Dynamite, which drew a 0.38 rating in the key 18-49 demo. This past Wednesday’s 0.38 rating is even from last week’s rating of 0.38 in the 18-49 key demo. Last Wednesday night’s rating of 0.38 in the 18-49 key demographic represents around 496,000 total viewers that watched this past Wednesday’s Dynamite from that demo. This is up 0.81% from last week’s 492,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
Last Wednesday night’s live episode of AEW Dynamite inside the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts featured Adam Cole facing Christian Cage in Singles action, Eddie Kingston, Santana and Ortiz cutting a promo, Samoa Joe taking on Max Caster in an Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Qualifying Match, Hikaru Shida going up against Julia Hart an Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament Qualifying Match, Capt. Shawn Dean facing Shawn Spears in Singles action, The Hardys (Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy) taking on The Butcher and The Blade in a Tables Match and FTR (Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood) defending their AAA and ROH World Tag Team Titles against The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson), which was the main event.
The viewership number of this past Wednesday night’s episode of Dynamite, which drew the seventh-best audience of the year so far and which episode tied with the March 16th St. Patrick’s Day Slam episode for the third-lowest key demo rating of the year so far, was up 35.52% from the same week in the year 2021, which went head-to-head against WWE NXT, while the key 18-49 demo rating was up 43.75% from the same week in 2021.
Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite ranked #2 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is up from last week’s #3 ranking. Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite episode ranked #31 in viewership for the night on cable, which is up from last week’s #35 ranking.
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AEW Dynamite last night on TBS:— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 7, 2022
P18-49: 0.38 (496,000)
Comparable to recent weeks.
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Dynamite ranked #2 among cable originals in P18-49, ahead of the late NBA game on ESPN (0.31) but behind the early game (0.44), according to Showbuzz Daily.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 7, 2022
Dynamite was remarkably comparable to prior weeks across demos. pic.twitter.com/VfDMlLNzm5
QH2 was high point of the show in both P2+ and P18-49, which was the final minutes of Adam Cole vs. Christian and Caster vs. Samoa Joe, and no ad breaks.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 7, 2022
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