AEW Dynamite and NXT ratings/viewership for this week

Feb 18, 2021 - by Marc Middleton

Week 71 of the Wednesday Night War saw AEW Dynamite defeat WWE NXT in viewership and ratings.

Dynamite reportedly drew 747,000 viewers on TNT while NXT with fallout from “Takeover: Vengeance Day” drew 713,000 viewers on the USA Network, according to PWTorch.

In the 18-49 key demographic, AEW reportedly drew a 0.31 rating while NXT drew a 0.16 rating.

This week’s Dynamite viewership is up 0.8% from last week’s 741,000 viewers, while the key demo rating is up 6.9% from last week’s 0.29.

This week’s NXT viewership is up 27.8% from last week’s 558,000 viewers for the Takeover go-home show, while the key demographic 18-49 rating is up 33.3% from last week’s 0.12.

AEW topped NXT by 4.8% in total viewers this week, and by 94% in the key demographic rating. AEW viewership was down 16% from the same week in 2020, while the 18-49 rating was the same as this week in 2020. This week’s NXT viewership was down 10% from the same week in 2020, while the key demographic rating was down 36% from the same week in 2020.

Stay tuned for more on this week’s AEW – NXT ratings report on Friday.

Below is our 2021 NXT Viewership Tracker:

January 6 Episode: 641,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s Evil episode)
January 13 Episode: 551,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 20 Episode: 659,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 27 Episode: 720,000 viewers with a 0.21 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 3 Episode: 610,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 10 Episode: 558,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 17 Episode: 713,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Takeover episode)
February 24 Episode:

2020 Total: 37.027 million viewers over 53 episodes
2020 Average: 698,623 viewers per episode

2019 Total: 10.209 million viewers over 13 episodes
2019 Average: 785,307 viewers per episode

Below is our 2021 AEW Dynamite Viewership Tracker:

January 6 Episode: 662,000 viewers with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s Smash Night 1 episode)
January 13 Episode: 762,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s Smash Night 2 episode)
January 20 Episode: 854,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 27 Episode: 734,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 3 Episode: 844,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Beach Break episode)
February 10 Episode: 741,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 17 Episode: 747,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 24 Episode:

2020 Total: 42.970 million viewers over 53 episodes
2020 Average: 810,755 viewers per episode

2019 Total: 10.840 million viewers over 12 episodes
2019 Average: 903,333 viewers per episode

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