Last week’s AEW Rampage was able to draw a total of 601,000 viewers, while this past Friday’s episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw a total of 540,000 viewers, reports Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is down 10.14% from last week’s AEW Rampage episode, which drew a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 key demo. Last Friday’s 0.20 rating is down 20% from last week’s episode, which drew a 0.25 rating in the key 18-49 demo. Last Friday night’s rating of 0.20 in the key 18-49 demographic represents around 263,000 total viewers that watched AEW Rampage this past Friday night, which is down 18.57% from last week’s 323,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo, with a 0.25 rating.
Last Friday’s taped episode of AEW Rampage from the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois featured Adam Cole taking on Evil Uno in Singles action, AEW TNT Champion Sammy Guevara defending his AEW TNT Title against A.H.F.O.’s Isiah Kassidy, Thunder Rosa battling Mercedes Martinez in Women’s Division Singles action and FTW Champion “Absolute” Ricky Starks putting his FTW Title on the line against Jay Lethal, which was the main event. AEW CEO Tony Khan also revealed that a “big announcement” will be coming.
This past Friday night’s AEW Rampage ranked #7 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is up from last week’s #9 ranking. This past Friday’s episode of Rampage ranked #64 in viewership for the night on cable, which is down from last week’s #58 ranking.
Last Friday night’s AEW Rampage episode drew the second-lowest audience of the year so far, while the key demo rating was tied with the January 14 Rampage episode for the lowest so far this year. Rampage this past Friday faced strong competition from the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony on NBC, which was able to draw a whopping 10.758 million viewers.
You can check out the tweets below:
WWE Smackdown, Friday on Fox @ 8-10pm— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) February 7, 2022
P18-49: 0.51 (667,000)
AEW Rampage on TNT @ 10-11pm
P18-49: 0.20 (263,000)
? Daily TV ratings reports: https://t.co/1SscdBCpr8 pic.twitter.com/ZcSk5rnhuG
The Winter Olympics opening ceremony on NBC dominated with a 1.97 P18-49 rating and 10.8 million viewers.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) February 7, 2022
This was the lowest total and 18-49 for Smackdown on Fox since Christmas Eve. The lowest Rampage, in both metrics, since January 14.
? Full report: https://t.co/prPpyzYIRY
Quarter-hours for AEW Rampage on TNT last Friday— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) February 8, 2022
? Breakdown across more demos (P18-34, P35-49, M18-34, F18-34 and more): https://t.co/wLlQI9KzAn pic.twitter.com/Y9MED9rDQd