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The ratings for NXT’s first show on the USA Network are in

The viewership numbers for NXT’s first episode on the USA Network are in and they are better than expected? Or are they worst than everyone expected?

As part of WWE Week, NXT’s latest episode aired on USA in the brand’s broadcast debut. According to Showbuzz Daily’s report on the top 50 original cable telecasts for Wednesday December 13, 2017 NXT earned 841,000 viewers.

Slotted in between Knightfall on the History Channel and Iron Chef Showdown on the Food Network, NXT ranked as the 22nd highest rated show of the night.

A full breakdown of the top 50 shows on cable is below.

Both Raw and SmackDown were down this week with 2.68 million and 2.48 million viewers respectively.

Despite starting one hour earlier, 7:00 pm Eastern time, than both of WWE’s other network shows do, NXT was still the highest rated show of the night for the USA Network.

Total Divas new episode on E! checked in at number 43 in the top 50 original cable telecasts on Wednesday night with 517,000 viewers.

For complete results and the live blog for NXT this week click here. To read a complete recap and review of all the night’s events click here.

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