AEW Dynamite Ratings Skyrocket, Beat WWE Raw Upon Adam Cole and Bryan Danielson Debut

Published 09/10/2021, 3:51 AM EDT


According to Showbuzz Daily, AEW Dynamite reportedly drew 1.319 million viewers on TNT. This makes it the second-best viewership in the show’s history.

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This week’s rating is up by 25.98% from last week’s episode, which drew 1.047 million viewers. However, this is not all; the show surpassed Monday Night Raw in the key demo this week. Dynamite had 681,000 viewers from the 18-49 demo, while RAW had 678,000 from the 18-49 demo.

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According to Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, this week’s Dynamite drew a 0.52 rating in the key 18-49 demographic this week. This is up 40.54% from last week’s 0.37 rating.

In terms of demographic rating, the 0.52 key demographic rating represents around 681,000 viewers who watched the show from that 18-49 demo which is up 40.12% more from last week’s 486,000 viewers.

Dynamite ranked number 1 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.37 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is the third week in a row that Dynamite has ranked number 1.

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AEW has been really catching up to WWE. Yes, they are behind on ratings and viewership, but as far as quality is concerned, the fans are really invested in AEW storylines.

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With the debut of Adam Cole and Bryan Danielson, fka Daniel Bryan, the ratings might increase with every passing week.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports. Eventually, Prithvi decided to write for his passion and first love- pro wrestling.

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