Last week’s AEW Rampage was able to draw a total of 482,000 viewers, while this past Friday’s episode of AEW Rampage was able to draw a total of 518,000 viewers, reports Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
This total is up 7.47% from last week’s episode of AEW Rampage, which drew a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 key demo. This past Friday night’s 0.19 rating is down 13.63% from last week’s Rampage episode, which drew a rating of 0.22 in the key 18-49 demo. This past Friday night’s rating of 0.19 in the key 18-49 demo represents around 248,000 total viewers that watched AEW Rampage this past Friday, which is down 13.88% from the previous week’s 288,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo, with a 0.22 rating.
This past Friday’s taped episode of AEW Rampage from inside the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania featured Adam Cole going up against NJPW’s “The Stone Pitbull” Tomohiro Ishii in an Owen Hart Foundation Men’s Tournament Qualifying Match, Lance Archer facing Serpentico in a Singles Match, All Elite Wrestling announcer Tony Schiavone interviewing Keith Lee, Swerve Strickland, Jamie Hayter, Toni Storm and Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D., Eddie Kingston taking on Daniel Garcia in a Singles Match and AEW TBS Champion Jade Cargill defending her title against Marina Shafir, which was the main event.
Last Friday’s episode of Rampage ranked #14 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a rating of 0.19 in the 18-49 key demo, which is down from last week’s #9 ranking. This past Friday night’s episode of Rampage ranked #67 in viewership for the night on cable, which is up from last week’s #76 ranking.
Last Friday night’s AEW Rampage episode drew the fourth-lowest audience of the year for an episode in the normal timeslot and the key demo rating was tied with the February 11th show as the fourth-lowest of the year, also for an episode in the normal timeslot. In comparison to the last episode of Rampage in the normal timeslot of 10PM ET last April 8th, this past Friday’s episode was down 13.7% while the key demo rating was down 24%. The NBA game between the Suns and the Pelicans on ESPN topped the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 1.16 rating in the 18-49 key demo and drew 3.174 million viewers.
You can check out the tweets below:
WWE Smackdown, Friday on Fox, 8-10p:— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 25, 2022
Lowest in both since Jul 2.
AEW Rampage on TNT, 10-11p:
Within range of recent months.
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Smackdown was #5 in P18-49 for Friday, the most-viewed telecast not on ESPN.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) April 25, 2022
Rampage was #14 among cable originals, according to Showbuzz, #22 including broadcast primetime.
NBA playoffs on ESPN and ABC dominated TV. pic.twitter.com/CFxvGQSE5C