Last week’s episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw 461,000 viewers, while this past Friday’s episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw 431,000 viewers, Showbuzz Daily and Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics reports.
This total is down 6.50% from last week’s episode of AEW Rampage, which drew a 0.11 rating in the key 18-49 demo. Last Friday night’s rating of 0.11 is down 8.33% from last week’s AEW Rampage, which drew a 0.12 rating in the key 18-49 demo. Last Friday night’s 0.11 rating in the key 18-49 demo represents 143,000 viewers that watched this past Friday’s episode of AEW Rampage, which is down 8.91% from last week’s 157,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo, with a 0.12 rating.
This past Friday night’s taped AEW Rampage episode from inside the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio featured an exclusive backstage footage of CM Punk following his loss to current Undisputed AEW World Champion Jon Moxley on AEW Dynamite, AEW TBS Champion Jade Cargill addressing the fans in attendance, AEW TNT Champion Wardlow defending his title against Ryan Nemeth, Sammy Guevara and Tay Melo battling Ruby Soho and Ortiz in Mixed Tag Team action, The House Of Black (Malakai Black, Brody King and Buddy Matthews) facing Dark Order (John Silver, Preston “10” Vance and Alex Reynolds) in an AEW World Trios Championship Tournament Semi-Finals Match and ROH World Champion Claudio Castagnoli defending his ROH World Title against Dustin Rhodes, which was the main event.
This past Friday night’s episode of AEW Rampage ranked #22 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a rating of 0.11 in the 18-49 key demo, which is down from last week’s #14 ranking. Last Friday night’s Rampage ranked #71 in viewership for the night on cable, which is even from last week’s #71 ranking.
Last Friday’s AEW Rampage was essentially tied with the May 6th episode and the July 29 Fight For The Fallen episode for the lowest key demo rating in the history of the show.
You can check out the tweets below:
WWE Smackdown, Friday on Fox (8-10pm):— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) August 29, 2022
P18-49 rating: 0.48
#1 in P18-49 among broadcast primetime and cable originals
AEW Rampage, Friday on TNT (10-11pm):
P18-49 rating: 0.11
#22 cable original in P18-49
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This Rampage essentially tied w/ May 6 and Jul 29 for the lowest P18-49 in the program’s 1-year history.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) August 29, 2022
Smackdown was preempted in a few markets for the third consecutive week due to NFL preseason.
📋 Full report: https://t.co/wMTf8VkX67 pic.twitter.com/pwezhHm7yC