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AEW Dynamite Viewership and Key Demo Rating Up from Last Week’s Episode

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Wednesday’s live edition of AEW Dynamite drew 930,000 viewers on TBS, according to Nielsen via Showbuzz Daily.

This is up 2.09% from last week’s episode, which drew 911,000 viewers.

This week’s Dynamite drew a 0.32 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is up 10.34% from last week’s 0.29 rating. This week’s 0.32 key demographic rating represents 417,000 viewers who watched the show from that 18-49 demo. This is up 10.61% from last week’s 377,000 18-49 viewers that the 0.29 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.

Dynamite ranked #6 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.32 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is down from last week’s #3 ranking.

Dynamite ranked #56 in viewership for the night on cable this week. This is down from last week’s #30 ranking.

Wednesday’s Dynamite drew the twelfth-lowest total audience of the year so far, tied with the April 20 episode, and the twelfth-lowest key demo rating of the year so far, tied with six other episodes. Sports competition last night included two NBA games on ESPN, two NHL games on TNT, College Football on ESPN2, and Seleccion Mexicana on TUDN. Wednesday’s Dynamite viewership was up 2.09% from last week, while the 18-49 key demo rating was up 10.34% from last week.

This week’s Dynamite viewership was up 1.86% from the same week in 2021. The key demo rating was down 5.88% from the previous year.

The NBA game between the Lakers and the Clippers on ESPN at 10:05pm topped the night in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.55 rating, also drawing 1.479 million viewers. Tucker Carlson Tonight on FOX News topped the night on cable in viewership with 4.428 million viewers, also drawing a 0.40 key demo rating for the #3 spot on the Cable Top 150.

The CMA Awards on ABC topped the night on network TV in viewership with an average of 7.574 million viewers. The CMA Awards also topped the night on network TV in the 18-49 key demo with a 1.05 rating.

Last night’s live edition of AEW Dynamite aired from the Agganis Arena in Boston, MA, and featured several happenings advertised ahead of time – Jay Lethal vs. Trent Beretta, promos by MJF and AEW World Champion Jon Moxley, Jamie Hayter vs. Skye Blue, Tony Schiavone hosting a face-to-face meeting between Saraya and Britt Baker, Eddie Kingston vs. Ethan Page in a first-round match in the AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament, Austin Gunn and Colten Gunn teaming with Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland to face AEW World Tag Team Champions The Acclaimed and IWGP, AAA & ROH World Tag Team Champions FTR, plus Bryan Danielson vs. Sammy Guevara in a 2 of 3 Falls match, which was the main event.

Below is our 2022 AEW Dynamite Viewership Tracker:

January 5 Episode: 1.010 million viewers with a 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic (TBS premiere episode)
January 12 Episode: 969,000 viewers with a 0.39 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 19 Episode: 1.032 million viewers with a 0.44 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 26 Episode: 1.100 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Beach Break episode)
February 2 Episode: 954,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 9 Episode: 1.129 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 16 Episode: 869,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 23 Episode: 1.010 million viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 2 Episode: 966,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 9 Episode: 945,000 viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Revolution episode)
March 16 Episode: 993,000 viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic (St. Patrick’s Day Slam episode)
March 23 Episode: 1.046 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 30 Episode: 979,000 viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 6 Episode: 989,000 viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 13 Episode: 977,000 viewers with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 20 Episode: 930,000 viewers with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 27 Episode: 921,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 4 Episode: 833,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 11 Episode: 840,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 18 Episode: 922,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Wild Card Wednesday episode)
May 25 Episode: 929,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Third Anniversary episode)
June 1 Episode: 969,000 viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Double Or Nothing episode)
June 8 Episode: 939,000 viewers with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 15 Episode: 761,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Road Rager episode)
June 22 Episode: 878,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 29 Episode: 1.023 million viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Blood & Guts, post-Forbidden Door episode)
July 6 Episode: 979,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 13 Episode: 942,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Fyter Fest Night 1 episode)
July 20 Episode: 910,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Fyter Fest Night 2 episode)
July 27 Episode: 976,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Fight for The Fallen episode)
August 3 Episode: 938,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 10 Episode: 972,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Quake By The Lake episode)
August 17 Episode: 957,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic (House of The Dragon episode)
August 24 Episode: 1.049 million viewers with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 31 Episode: 1.020 million viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 7 Episode: 1.035 million viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-All Out episode)
September 14 Episode: 1.175 million viewers with a 0.39 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 21 Episode: 1.039 million viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Grand Slam episode)
September 28 Episode: 990,000 viewers with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 5 Episode: 1.038 million viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Third Anniversary episode)
October 12 Episode: 983,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Canada debut episode)
October 18 Episode: 752,000 viewers with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Title Tuesday episode)
October 26 Episode: 997,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 2 Episode: 911,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 9 Episode: 930,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 16 Episode:

2021 Viewership Average: 891,810 viewers per episode
2021 18-49 Key Demographic Rating Average: 0.34 per episode

2020 Viewership Average: 810,755 viewers per episode

2019 Viewership Average: 903,333 viewers per episode

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