AEW Dynamite ratings are down this week. Wednesday’s live edition of AEW Dynamite drew 840,000 viewers on TBS, according to Nielsen via Shotbuzz Daily.
This is down 3.44% from the last week’s episode, which drew 870,000 viewers.
This week’s Dynamite drew a 0.29 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is up 11.53% from last week’s 0.26 rating. This week’s 0.29 key demographic rating represents 380,000 viewers who watched the show from that 18-49 demo. This is up 10.47% from last week’s 344,000 18-49 viewers that the 0.26 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.
Dynamite ranked #3 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.29 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is up from last week’s #5 ranking.
Dynamite ranked #41 in viewership for the night on cable this week. This is down from last week’s #38 ranking.
AEW Dynamite Ratings drew the fourth-lowest total audience of the year so far for a standard timeslot show, tied with one other episode. Dynamite also drew the third-lowest key demo rating of the year so far for a standard airing, tied with one other episode. Sports competition last night included two NHL games on TNT, two NBA games on ESPN, one B1G Men’s Basketball game on the BIG Ten Network, one College Basketball game on ESPN2, one College Basketball game on ESPNU, and one Women’s College Basketball game on ESPN2. Wednesday’s Dynamite viewership was down 3.44% from last week, while the 18-49 key demo rating was up 11.53% from last week.
This week’s Dynamite viewership was down 3.66% from the same week in 2021. The key demo rating was down 12.12% from the previous year.
There was a major glitch on the network that potentially caused the show to go out to many viewers as per recent tweets from Meltzer and Wrestlenomics below.
30 million homes would be more than 1/3 of TBS's coverage. If it affected all of them I would expect the rating to be much lower.
1 Spectrum customer tells me it resolved at ~9:04 pm. That quarter-hour was pretty flat. Would expect a more unusual QH trend. https://t.co/X7sBmerCgQ
— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) December 9, 2022