AEW Dynamite brought the first episode without WWE NXT competition on the other channel. They brought a taped show, but Mike Tyson was also featured. How did the viewership turn out?
Showbuzz Daily reports that AEW Dynamite brought in 1.219 million overnight viewers. They also captured a .44 in the 18-49 demographic. That is an incredible jump from last week.
Last week, AEW Dynamite pulled in 688,000 viewers and NXT brought in 768,000 viewers for night one of NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver. That was the final weekly head-to-head for the two shows. AEW Dynamite still won in the coveted 18-49 demographic. They scored a .28 to WWE NXT’s .22.
AEW Dynamite brought in 700,000 viewers the week prior to that with a .26 in the coveted demographic. The week before that, Dynamite brought in 757,000 viewers.
It appears that AEW Dynamite and NXT are both going to gain viewers without any direct competition. We will have to see how they maintain those boost in viewership.