WWE NXT rating/viewership for this week

Nov 16, 2022 - by Marc Middleton

This week’s live edition of WWE NXT drew 663,000 viewers on the USA Network, according to Nielsen via Showbuzz Daily.

This is down 0.15% from last week’s 664,000 viewers.

Tuesday’s NXT drew a 0.17 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is up 13.33% from last week’s 0.15 rating in the key demo. The 0.17 rating represents 222,000 18-49 viewers, which is up 13.27% from the 196,000 18-49 viewers that last week’s 0.15 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.

NXT ranked #26 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.17 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is up from last week’s #40 ranking on cable.

NXT ranked #72 in viewership on cable this week. This is down from last week’s #65 viewership ranking on cable.

Tuesday’s NXT drew the thirteenth-highest total audience of the year so far, and the second-highest key demo rating of the year so far. However, this was NXT’s lowest total audience since October 4, by a small margin. Sports competition last night included two College Basketball games on ESPN, one College Basketball game on FS1, two NBA games on TNT, and one College Football game on ESPN2. This week’s NXT viewership was down 0.15% from last week, while the key demo rating was up 13.33% from last week.

This week’s NXT viewership was up 15.51% from the episode that aired one year ago, while the 18-49 key demo rating was up 54.54% from the show that aired one year ago.

The College Football Playoffs Rankings Show on ESPN topped the night in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.73 rating, also drawing 2.195 million viewers. Hannity on FOX News topped the night on cable in viewership with 5.157 million viewers, also drawing a 0.48 key demo rating.

FBI on CBS topped the night on network TV in viewership with an average of 7.312 million viewers, also drawing a 0.50 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. The Voice on NBC topped the night on network TV in the 18-49 key demo with a 0.67 rating, also drawing 5.894 million viewers.

This week’s NXT show was a live episode from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, with the following line-up advertised ahead of time – NXT Champion Bron Breakker defending against Von Wagner in the opener, Indi Hartwell vs. Tatum Paxley, Josh Briggs and Brooks Jensen vs. The Dyad, Indus Sher’s return to in-ring action, WWE Hall of Famer Booker T hosting the contract signing for Carmelo Hayes vs. NXT North American Champion Wes Lee, JD McDonagh vs. Apollo Crews, WWE Hall of Famer & Senior Vice President of Talent Development Creative Shawn Michaels issuing his statement on NXT Deadline, plus NXT Women’s Champion Mandy Rose defending against Alba Fyre in a Last Woman Standing match, which was the main event.

Below is our 2022 NXT Viewership Tracker, along with the Top 10 moments from this week’s show:

January 4 Episode: 685,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s Evil episode)
January 11 Episode: 647,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 18 Episode: 587,000 viewers with a 0.11 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 25 Episode: 593,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 1 Episode: 619,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 8 Episode: 400,000 viewers with a 0.07 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Syfy episode)
February 15 Episode: 525,000 viewers with a 0.11 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Vengeance Day Syfy episode)
February 22 Episode: 621,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 1 Episode: 551,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 8 Episode: 613,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Roadblock episode)
March 15 Episode: 624,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 22 Episode: 628,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 29 Episode: 626,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 5 Episode: 631,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Stand & Deliver episode)
April 12 Episode: 610,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Title Tuesday episode)
April 19 Episode: 569,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 26 Episode: 577,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 3 Episode: 661,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Spring Breakin’ episode)
May 10 Episode: 533,000 viewers with a 0.10 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 17 Episode: 601,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 24 Episode: 551,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 31 Episode: 534,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 7 Episode: 657,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-In Your House episode)
June 14 Episode: 612,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped episode)
June 21 Episode: 637,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped episode)
June 28 Episode: 570,000 viewers with a 0.11 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 5 Episode: 593,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Great American Bash episode)
July 12 Episode: 582,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 19 Episode: 588,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 26 Episode: 600,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 2 Episode: 649,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 9 Episode: 597,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 16 Episode: 723,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Heatwave episode)
August 23 Episode: 678,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 30 Episode: 676,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 6 Episode: 684,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Worlds Collide episode)
September 13 Episode: 728,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic (2.0 One Year Anniversary episode)
September 20 Episode: 688,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped episode)
September 27 Episode: 660,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped episode)
October 4 Episode: 625,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 11 Episode: 737,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 18 Episode: 676,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 25 Episode: 716,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Halloween Havoc episode)
November 1 Episode: 670,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 8 Episode: 664,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 15 Episode: 663,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Title Tuesday episode)
November 22 Episode:
 
2021 Viewership Average: 665,807 viewers per episode
2021 18-49 Key Demographic Rating Average: 0.16 per episode

2020 Viewership Average: 698,623 viewers per episode

2019 Viewership Average: 785,307 viewers per episode

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