Last week’s AEW Rampage episode was able to draw a total of 503,000 viewers, while this past Friday’s episode of Rampage was able to draw a total of 571,000 viewers, Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily reports.
This total is up 13.52% from last week’s episode of Rampage, which drew a rating of 0.23 in the 18-49 key demo. Last Friday night’s rating of 0.23 is up 27.77% from last week’s Rampage, which drew a 0.18 rating in the key 18-49 demo. Last Friday night’s 0.23 rating in the key 18-49 demographic represents around 306,000 total viewers that watched AEW Rampage this past Friday night, which is up 29.11% from last week’s 237,000 total viewers in the 18-49 key demo, with a 0.18 rating.
This past Friday night’s taped AEW Rampage episode inside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas featured The Owen Hart Foundation Cup Tournament announcement, The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson), Bobby Fish and Adam Cole going up against CHAOS members Trent, Chuck Taylor, Orange Cassidy and Rocky Romero in 8-Man Tag Team action, Tay Conti battling Penelope Ford in a Submission Match and
a huge 10-Man Tag Team Match between Daniel Garcia, The Acclaimed (Anthony Bowens and Max Caster) and 2point0 (Matt Lee and Jeff Parker) vs. AEW World Tag Team Champions The Lucha Brothers (Penta El Zero Miedo and Rey Fenix), Eddie Kingston, Santana and Ortiz, which was the main event.
This past Friday night’s AEW Rampage ranked #7 for the night on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.23 rating in the 18-49 key demo, which is up from last week’s #60 ranking. This past Friday night’s AEW Rampage episode ranked #68 in viewership for the night on cable, which is down from last week’s #63 ranking.
This past Friday night’s taped episode of AEW Rampage drew the best viewership since November 5th and the best key demo rating since October 29th.
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This was the highest total viewership for Smackdown since Sep 10, and highest 18-49 since Nov 26.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) December 20, 2021
Rampage was highest in 18-49 since Oct 26 and highest in P2+ since Nov 5.
Smackdown ranked #2 in the demo on Friday, behind Lakers-Timberwolves.
SpoilerTV reports fast affiliates daily, including for Smackdown, so prelim P2+ (and P18-49 but only to nearest 0.1) for Smackdown is always publicly available. Fast affiliates are for broadcast only. Fast nationals for cable, including Rampage, haven't been otherwise available.— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) December 21, 2021