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Wednesday night ratings are stagnant while we await NXT’s move to Tuesday

The ratings and viewership data are in for this week’s (Mar. 24) NXT and AEW television shows.

Per Showbuzz Daily, Dynamite netted 757,000 viewers for a 0.30 rating point in the 18-49 demographic. NXT checked in with 678,000 viewers for a 0.14 rating point in the same 18-49 demo.

For AEW, this is a decrease of about 11,000 viewers from the prior week, with a bump up from last week’s 0.28 demo rating. For NXT, this is an increase of about 81,000 viewers from the prior week, and the demo rating was slightly up from last week’s 0.13.

AEW remained in 6th place in the demo rating for the night, while NXT moved up from 42nd to 29th place.

There wasn’t a huge amount of movement in the numbers this week. NXT did rebound their total viewership numbers closer to where they were in early March, but the demo rating noticeably lags behind its mark from that point. Meanwhile, AEW’s total viewership numbers remain stuck in the mid 700K range for the third consecutive week (and 5 of the last 7 weeks). Their demo rating did bounce back up from a one of their lowest results of the year, but a .30 for them is still below their typical result.

On an absolute scale, AEW continues trouncing NXT, beating them by more than a 2:1 ratio in the demo rating. And a top 10 finish in the demo rating is something that AEW will always celebrate.

If NXT is really moving to Tuesday nights in mid-April, as the reports and rumors suggest, that might be the kick start both shows need to make bigger gains in these numbers.

Here’s a breakdown of AEW viewership and rating in the 18-49 demo over the last year:

Here’s a breakdown of NXT’s audience and ratings share of the same demographic:

Total viewership for Wednesday night checked in at 1,435,000 pro wrestling fans.

Check out both our Dynamite live blog, review & video highlights, and our NXT live blog, review & video highlights, in case you missed any of the Wednesday Night War’s latest chapter.

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