Last week’s episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw 472,000 viewers, while this past Friday’s episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw 404,000 viewers, Showbuzz Daily and Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics reports.
This total is down 14.40% from last week’s episode of AEW Rampage, which drew a rating of 0.13 in the 18-49 key demo. Last Friday night’s rating of 0.13 is down 18.75% from last week’s AEW Rampage, which drew a rating of 0.16 in the key 18-49 demo. This past Friday night’s rating of 0.13 in the key 18-49 demo represents 170,000 viewers that watched AEW Rampage last Friday night, which is down 18.66% from last week’s 209,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo, with a 0.16 rating.
Last Friday’s live AEW Rampage episode from the D.C. Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. featured Madison Rayne and Skye Blue battling Tay Melo and Anna Jay A.S. in Women’s Division Tag Team action, The Varsity Blonds (Brian Pillman Jr. and Griff Garrison) going up against Tony Nese and Josh Woods in Tag Team action, AEW World Champion Jon Moxley, Wheeler Yuta and Claudio Castagnoli battling RUSH and Private Party (Isiah Kassidy and Marq Quen) in Trios action and the reigning AEW World Trios Champions Death Triangle (AEW All-Atlantic Champion PAC, Penta El Zero Miedo and Rey Fenix) defending their championships against Dark Order (John Silver, Alex Reynolds and Preston “10” Vance), which was the main event.
This past Friday night’s episode of AEW Rampage ranked #20 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a rating of 0.13 in the 18-49 key demographic, which is down from last week’s #9 ranking. Last Friday’s Rampage ranked #80 in viewership for the night on cable, which is down from last week’s #74 ranking.
Last Friday night’s AEW Rampage drew the lowest total audience since the Fight For The Fallen episode on July 29 and the lowest key demo rating since the taped show on August 26. Last Friday’s episode of AEW Rampage also drew the seventh-lowest total audience of the year so far and the show tied with the March 18 episode for the third-lowest key demo rating of the year so far.
You can check out the tweets below:
Friday ratings:— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) October 10, 2022
WWE Smackdown (Fox, 8-10pm)
P18-49 rating: 0.54
AEW Rampage (TNT, 10-11pm)
#20 cable original in P18-49
AEW Battle of the Belts (TNT, 11pm-12am)
#37 cable original in P18-49
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MLB Wild Card on ESPN (0.99) was #1 for Friday.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) October 10, 2022
College football on ESPN2 and FS1 also went head-to-head with wrestling.
Smackdown was up from last week. Rampage had its lowest total viewership since Jul and lowest P18-49 since Aug.
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The 4th Battle of the Belts and first airing after Rampage was the least viewed of the specials.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) October 10, 2022
The first 3 aired Saturdays at 8pm:
1/8/2022: 704,000 viewers; 0.27 P18-49 rating
4/16/2022: 527,000; 0.18 P18-49 rating
8/6/2022: 437,000; 0.12 P18-49 ratinghttps://t.co/w3r2QxaqmS
Plenty of sports telecasts and programs benefiting from their lead-ins competed for upper ranks on Friday.https://t.co/1SscdBCXgG pic.twitter.com/0opHa6OW4l— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) October 10, 2022