Last week’s Quake By The Lake episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw 528,000 viewers, while Friday’s taped episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw 461,000 viewers, Showbuzz Daily and Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics reports.
This total is down 12.68% from last week’s AEW Rampage episode, which drew a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 key demo. Last Friday’s 0.12 rating is down 29.41% from last week’s AEW Rampage episode, which drew a 0.17 rating in the key 18-49 demo. Last Friday’s 0.12 rating in the key 18-49 demo represents a total of around 157,000 viewers that watched this past Friday night’s episode of AEW Rampage, which is down 29.27% from last week’s 222,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo, with a 0.17 rating.
Last Friday night’s taped AEW Rampage episode from inside the Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, West Virginia featured ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli addressing the crowd in attendance, AEW World Tag Team Champions Swerve In Our Glory (Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland) defending their championship against Private Party (Isiah Kassidy and Marq Quen), FTW Champion HOOK defending his FTW Championship against Zack Clayton, Buddy Matthews taking on Serpentico in Singles action, Athena battling Penelope Ford in a Women’s Division Singles Match and Best Friends (Trent Beretta and Chuck Taylor) and Orange Cassidy going up against The Trustbusters’ Parker Boudreaux, Slim J and “Trustfund” Ari Daivari in an AEW World Trios Championship Tournament Quarterfinal Round Match, which was the main event.
This past Friday night’s episode of AEW Rampage ranked #14 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a rating of 0.12 in the 18-49 key demo, which is down from last week’s #10 ranking. Last Friday night’s Rampage ranked #71 in viewership for the night on cable, which is down from last week’s #61 ranking.
Last Friday’s AEW Rampage drew the thirteenth-lowest episode of the year so far and the second-lowest key demo rating of the year, tied with a few other episodes.
You can check out the tweets below:
WWE Smackdown, Friday on Fox (8-10pm), preempted in some markets for NFL preseason:— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) August 22, 2022
P18-49 rating: 0.47
#1 P18-49 among broadcast primetime & cable.
AEW Rampage, Friday on TNT:
P18-49 rating: 0.12
#14 cable original in P18-49
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Smackdown was preempted in markets incl Charlotte, New Orleans, San Diego, and St. Louis. About 5% of TV homes. Last week it was preempted in about 12%.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) August 22, 2022
Rampage ranked #28 when including broadcast primetime and down from last week's 0.17.
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The YouTube highlight of the McIntrye-Reigns angle from Friday currently has 4x the views of anything else from Friday's Smackdown or Rampage.https://t.co/1SscdBCpr8 pic.twitter.com/aUY9NJLEHd— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) August 22, 2022