Last week’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 929,000 viewers, while last Wednesday night’s episode of AEW Dynamite was able to draw a total of 969,000 viewers, reports Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is up 4.31% from last week’s AEW Dynamite, which drew a 0.40 rating in the key 18-49 demo. Last Wednesday’s 0.40 rating is up 14.28% from last week’s rating of 0.35 in the key 18-49 demo. Last Wednesday night’s 0.40 rating in the 18-49 key demographic represents a total of 522,000 viewers that watched this past Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite from that demo. This is up 14.22% from last week’s 457,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo.
Last Wednesday’s live AEW Dynamite inside the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, California featured AEW World Champion CM Punk and AAA and ROH World Tag Team Champions FTR (Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood) going up against Max Caster and the Gunn Club (Austin Gunn and Colten Gunn) in Trios action, MJF talking about his controversial weekend, The Undisputed Elite’s Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson, Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish and Hikuleo facing AEW World Tag Team Champions Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus, Christian Cage, Matt Hardy and Darby Allin in a 10-Man Tag Team Match, Toni Storm and Ruby Soho taking on Jamie Hayter and Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. in a Tag Team Match, Wardlow facing JD Drake in a Singles Match, Johnny Elite taking on Miro in Singles action and Daniel Garcia taking on Jon Moxley in a Singles Match, which was the main event.
The viewership number of last Wednesday night’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which drew the highest total audience since the April 13 Dynamite and the highest key demo rating since the March 23 Dynamite, was up 109.74% from the same week last year, while the key 18-49 demo rating was up 110.52% from the same week in 2021. That week’s episode of AEW Dynamite took place on a Friday night.
Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite ranked #2 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is up from last week’s #6 ranking. Last Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite episode ranked #30 in viewership for the night on cable, which is up from last week’s #44 ranking.
You can check out the tweets below:
Notably, AEW's YouTube channel hasn't posted a video for the MJF promo from last night yet. pic.twitter.com/aAduIEL7Ev— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 2, 2022
Raw was challenged by Memorial Day this week, which often coincides with lower ratings, but in some subsets of 18-49, Dynamite had higher viewership than both the most recent Raw and Smackdown, including in M18-49.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 2, 2022
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Quarter-hours for last night's AEW Dynamite on TBS, including the MJF promo that was mostly in QH2 and partly in QH3.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 2, 2022
➡️ Further breakdown across more demos available now for subscribers: https://t.co/DTqC3I6tRO pic.twitter.com/tvpDQss56Q
Search activity for MJF actually peaked at midnight ET. pic.twitter.com/9b3A6RcRRO— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 2, 2022
Same 7-day query almost 24 hours later. pic.twitter.com/kCrtaAbEdM— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) June 3, 2022