WWE NXT 2.0 Sees Big Viewership Jump For Debut Episode


WWE finally debuted their new incarnation of NXT this week, and there is a lot to unpack. Bron Breakker is now a part of the WWE Universe, and fans saw Tommaso Ciampa win the NXT Title. How did the viewership turn out for this big episode?

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According to Wrestlenomics, the September 14th debut of NXT 2.0 garnered an overnight viewership of 770,000, 275,000 of those viewers were in the 18 to 49 demographic to give them a .21 rating. That might not have been amazing, but it was the highest since April 27th.

The September 7th episode of NXT brought in 601,000 viewers. They also scored a .14 in the 18 to 49 demographic. That was the final week under the old NXT, which was a pre-taped episode.

The August 31st episode of WWE NXT brought in an overnight average of 717,000 viewers with a .17 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic. They ranked #23 in the night out of the top 150 cable programs.

August 24th’s episode drew 685,000 viewers with a .16 in the 18 to 49 demographic. That was a bit up from the previous week. August 17th drew an overnight average of 654,000 viewers. They also pulled in a .19 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic, the same as the week prior.

NXT drew an overnight average of 751,000 viewers for their August 10th episode. They were able to pull down a .19 rating in the coveted 18 to 49 demographic as well. The August 3rd episode of WWE NXT drew 520,000 viewers on Syfy, the same as the previous week. They also drew a .10 in the key 18 to 49 demographic, and that was a bit of a fall from last week.

July 27th’s episode of WWE NXT drew 520,000 overnight viewers on Syfy. They also garnered a .12 rating in the 18 to 49 demographic. The brand’s July 20th episode brought in 709,000 viewers. They received a .20 in the 18 to 49 demographic, 253,000 of their viewers were from that coveted age group.

WWE NXT brought a 705,000 viewership in the overnight viewership on July 13th. That was a nice increase from the previous week, but they were also hammered by NBA Finals competition. They also drew a .19 in the key 18 to 49 demographic.

July 6th’s The Great American Bash special averaged 654,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the coveted 18 to 49 demographic. That amounted to 232,000 viewers in their target demographic, an increase from last week, but not by much thanks to the NBA Finals. Game 1 of the Milwaukee vs. Phoenix series averaged 8.56 million on ABC that night.

September 15, 2021 4:08 pm

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