AEW Dynamite rating/viewership for this week

Jul 14, 2022 - by Marc Middleton

Wednesday’s live Fyter Fest Night 1 edition of AEW Dynamite drew 942,000 viewers on TBS, according to Nielsen via Showbuzz Daily.

This is down 3.77% from last week’s episode, which drew 979,000 viewers for the post-Blood & Guts show.

This week’s Dynamite drew a 0.32 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is down 11.11% from last week’s 0.36 rating. This week’s 0.32 key demographic rating represents 417,000 viewers who watched the show from that 18-49 demo. This is down 11.27% from last week’s 470,000 18-49 viewers that the 0.36 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.

Dynamite ranked #1 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.32 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is even with last week’s #1 ranking, and the week before that.

Dynamite ranked #36 in viewership for the night on cable this week. This is down from last week’s #32 ranking.

Wednesday’s Dynamite drew the eleventh-lowest audience of the year so far. The episode was also tied with the May 4 show for the third-lowest key demo rating of the year so far. There was no sports competition last night as it was a fairly normal night on TV. Wednesday’s Dynamite viewership was down 3.77% from last week, while the 18-49 key demo rating was down 11.11% from last week.

While Dynamite topped the Cable Top 150 for the night with the 0.32 key demo rating, The Five on FOX News topped the night in viewership on cable with 3.282 million viewers, also drawing a 0.23 key demo rating for the #4 spot on the Cable Top 150.

Big Brother on CBS topped the night on network TV in viewership with an average of 3.456 million viewers. Big Brother also topped the night on network TV in the 18-49 key demographic with a 0.66 rating.

This week’s Dynamite viewership was down 8.09% from the same week in 2021. The key demo rating was down 20% from the previous year. The 2021 episode was also Night 1 of Fyter Fest.

Wednesday’s Fyter Fest Night 1 edition of AEW Dynamite aired live from the Enmarket Arena in Savannah, GA, and featured several happenings advertised ahead of time – an appearance by Chris Jericho, Anna Jay vs. Serena Deeb, an appearance by Christian Cage and a match with Luchasaurus, Claudio Castagnoli vs. Jake Hager, AEW Interim World Champion Jon Moxley vs. Konosuke Takeshita in a non-title Eliminator Match, AEW TNT Champion Wardlow defending against Orange Cassidy, plus the main event, which saw The Young Bucks defend the AEW World Tag Team Titles against FTW Champion Ricky Starks and Powerhouse Hobbs, and the new champions, Keith Lee and Swerve Strickland.

Below is our 2022 AEW Dynamite Viewership Tracker:

January 5 Episode: 1.010 million viewers with a 0.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic (TBS premiere episode)
January 12 Episode: 969,000 viewers with a 0.39 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 19 Episode: 1.032 million viewers with a 0.44 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 26 Episode: 1.100 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Beach Break episode)
February 2 Episode: 954,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 9 Episode: 1.129 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 16 Episode: 869,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 23 Episode: 1.010 million viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 2 Episode: 966,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 9 Episode: 945,000 viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Revolution episode)
March 16 Episode: 993,000 viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic (St. Patrick’s Day Slam episode)
March 23 Episode: 1.046 million viewers with a 0.41 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 30 Episode: 979,000 viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 6 Episode: 989,000 viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 13 Episode: 977,000 viewers with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 20 Episode: 930,000 viewers with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 27 Episode: 921,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 4 Episode: 833,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 11 Episode: 840,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 18 Episode: 922,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Wild Card Wednesday episode)
May 25 Episode: 929,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Third Anniversary episode)
June 1 Episode: 969,000 viewers with a 0.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Double Or Nothing episode)
June 8 Episode: 939,000 viewers with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 15 Episode: 761,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Road Rager episode)
June 22 Episode: 878,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 29 Episode: 1.023 million viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Blood & Guts, post-Forbidden Door episode)
July 6 Episode: 979,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 13 Episode: 942,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Fyter Fest Night 1 episode)
July 20 Episode:

2021 Viewership Average: 891,810 viewers per episode
2021 18-49 Key Demographic Rating Average: 0.34 per episode

2020 Viewership Average: 810,755 viewers per episode

2019 Viewership Average: 903,333 viewers per episode

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