AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT brought two stacked shows this week at the same time. NXT was preparing fans for TakeOver: 31 on Sunday. Who won the Wednesday Night War?
Showbuzz Daily reports that AEW Dynamite pulled in 866,000 viewers with a .33 in the 18-49 demographic. WWE NXT brought in 732,000 with a .19 in the 18-49 demographic.
Last week saw AEW Dynamite win again with 835,000 viewers. They had a .26 in the 18-49 demographic. AEW was down from the previous week, but they still beat their pro wrestling competition. WWE NXT brought in 696,000 viewers. They pulled in a .18 in the 18-49 demographic.
The previous week’s Wednesday Night War was the first week back after several weeks of airing on different days due to the NBA Playoffs. AEW Dynamite brought in an overnight average of 886,000 viewers. WWE NXT brought in less than that with 689,000 viewers.
The week prior AEW Dynamite drew 1.016 million. They scored a 0.37 in the coveted 18-49 demographic. WWE NXT drew 838,000 viewers, but they were not head-to-head. WWE NXT also scored a .22 rating in the 18-49 demographic this week.
The previous week’s episode of NXT pulled in 849,000 viewers. They also scored a .26 in the 18-49 demographic. AEW Dynamite brought in 928,000 viewers for the go-home episode for All Out. They pulled a .36 in the 18-49 demographic. They were not in direct competition.