AEW Dynamite Viewership Crosses 1M for Fourth Week in a Row!

Published 08/06/2021, 7:30 AM EDT


AEW Dynamite is making its way to the top, and there’s nothing surprising about it. The company has worked with young talent, established names, WWE released Superstars, new storylines, new concepts, and everything that can be put on the table!

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According to reports, AEW has crossed a million viewers for the fourth week in a row. A significant portion of the viewers were between 18-49. Additionally, the male 35-39 male viewership exceeded that of WWE SmackDown’s as well.

The fact that AEW is hitting the one million mark is quite an achievement for the company. Sometimes even WWE struggles to hit the one million mark, and WWE is the giant within the industry.

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Daniel Bryan and CM Punk could have something to do with the viewership

It’s been reported that Punk and Bryan, the former WWE Superstars, will make their AEW debut soon.

It’s possible the viewership has increased because the wrestling fans want to be present when it happens. On top of that, AEW has marketed Punk and Bryan’s debut for a while now. Hence, it’s certain that their debut will be a grand event, and the fans are not about to miss it.

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AEW is launching a new show along with starting in a new venue

The company is starting its new show, AEW Rampage. On top of that, AEW Dynamite will move to a new platform.

Keeping that aside, Tony Khan is planning to make Chicago the number two place for AEW. To make this happen, Khan and a few others from the company flew to Chicago to record some segments from the United Center Venue.

If the company can make this happen, it will become an even bigger competitor within the industry than it already is.

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Is it time for WWE to step up its game?

Initially, WWE was not considering AEW as a competition. Now, it could still be the case, but this would also mean WWE is in denial.

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Vince McMahon needs to understand that Tony Khan has figured out methods of making AEW successful. He is doing everything he can to bring AEW to the top. And if he is working towards that, WWE needs to ensure it changes with time and produces fresh content to keep the audience entertained.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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