AEW Dynamite Viewership Increases Again On 12/21, Demo Rating Drops

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AEW Dynamite Viewership Increases Again On 12/21, Demo Rating Drops

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AEW Dynamite viewership saw an increase on December 21, which was headlined by an AEW Women’s World Title match between Jamie Hayter and Hikaru Shida.


According to Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, 957,000 viewers watched the show on Wednesday night, and it drew a 0.30 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic. The viewership was up from the December 14 episode when 950,000 viewers tuned in. The demo dropped from last week‘s episode, which drew a 0.33 rating in the same demographic.

AEW Dynamite last night on TBS (8-10pm):
957,000 viewers
P18-49 rating: 0.30

Expect ranking info later from Showbuzz

— Brandon Thurston (@BrandonThurston) December 22, 2022

With the increase in viewership, Dynamite took the third spot in the demographic among cable originals overall Wednesday night. On cable, they were only defeated by ESPN’s coverage of NCAA Basketball and Football, according to Showbuzz Daily.

This week’s show kicked off with a promo from Ricky Starks to address his match with MJF last week. He is interrupted by the Jericho Appreciation Society, and Jericho offers him to join the group. Starks declines and is attacked by the JAS before Action Andretti makes the save. The main event saw Jamie Hayter defeat Hikaru Shida to retain the AEW Women’s World Championship.

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