AEW brought the second year of New Year’s Smash to TNT this week. WWE NXT also brought an episode at the same time. How did the viewership turn out?
Showbuzz Daily reports that AEW brought in 762,000 viewers for the second night of New Year’s Smash with a .30 in the 18-49 demographic. WWE NXT brought in 551,000 with a .14 in the same coveted demographic.
New Year’s Smash night one drew 662,000 viewers with a .25 rating in the 18-49 demographic. WWE NXT New Year’s Evil brought in 641,000 viewers with a .16 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Last week’s Wednesday Night War saw AEW pull in 977,000 viewers for their Celebration of Life for Brodie Lee. They also earned a .40 rating in the 18-49 demographic. NXT drew 586,000 viewers with a .12 rating in the coveted demographic.
The week prior saw AEW Dynamite draw an overnight viewership of 775,000 viewers. WWE NXT brought in 698,000 viewers.
The previous week, AEW Dynamite drew an overnight viewership of 806,000 viewers. They also scored a .35 in the 18-49 demographic. WWE NXT brought in 766,000 with a .19 in the 18-49 demographic.
The week before that, Wednesday Night War brought an overnight viewership of 995,000 viewers. That was a huge number for AEW, especially with the NXT competition. WWE NXT drew 659,000 viewers. AEW was #2 in cable for the night with a .45 rating in the 18-49 demographic.