Mon. Jan 17th, 2022


The ratings for the New Year’s Smash edition of AEW Dynamite are in.

The show drew 975,000 viewers, down from the 1.020 million viewers the show previously drew last week, which was the Holiday Bash episode. In the 18-49 demographic, the show did a 0.37 rating, which is the same as the 0.37 last week.

Last week was the first time since October 6th the show has done over a million viewers. Just like last Wednesday, this week’s episode was also the best key demo rating the show has done since November 17th. Dynamite will move to TBS starting next Wednesday.

Dynamite ranked #4 in the top 150 shows on cable for the night, down from the #2 ranking last week. Brandon Thurston of WrestleNomics reported the news. Here’s the breakdown in each demo for the show:

Viewers 18-49 – 0.37 – last week: 0.37
Female viewers 18-49 – 0.25 – last week: 0.19
Male viewers 18-49 – 0.50 – last week: 0.55
Viewers 18-34 – 0.19 – last week: 0.19
Female viewers 12-34 – 0.12 – last week: 0.09
Male viewers 12-34 – 0.20 – last week: 0.23
Viewers 25-54 – 0.43 – last week: 0.42
Viewers 50+ – 0.36 – last week: 0.43

Here is a list of total viewership and the key demo rating that Dynamite has done thus far this year:

1/6/21: 662,000 viewers – 0.25 key demo rating
1/13/21: 762,000 viewers – 0.30 key demo rating
1/20/21: 854,000 viewers – 0.36 key demo rating
1/27/21: 734,000 viewers – 0.29 key demo rating
2/3/21: 844,000 viewers – 0.32 key demo rating
2/10/21: 741,000 viewers – 0.29 key demo rating
2/17/21: 747,000 viewers – 0.31 key demo rating
2/24/21: 831,000 viewers – 0.35 key demo rating
3/3/21: 934,000 viewers – 0.33 key demo rating
3/10/21: 743,000 viewers – 0.32 key demo rating
3/17/21: 768,000 viewers – 0.28 key demo rating
3/24/21: 757,000 viewers – 0.30 key demo rating
3/31/21: 700,000 viewers – 0.26 key demo rating
4/7/21: 688,000 viewers – 0.28 key demo rating
4/14/21: 1,219,000 viewers – 0.44 key demo rating – the start of no competition from WWE NXT
4/21/21: 1,104,000 viewers – 0.37 key demo rating
4/28/21: 889,000 viewers – 0.33 key demo rating
5/5/21: 1,090,000 viewers – 0.42 key demo rating – Blood and Guts Match
5/12/21: 936,000 viewers – 0.31 key demo rating
5/19/21: 821,000 viewers – 0.28 key demo rating
5/28/21: 526,000 viewers – 0.20 key demo rating – Friday edition
6/4/21: 462,000 viewers – 0.19 key demo rating – record low – Friday edition
6/11/21: 487,000 viewers – 0.19 key demo rating – Friday edition
6/18/21: 552,000 viewers – 0.20 key demo rating – Friday edition
6/26/21: 649,000 viewers – 0.21 key demo rating – Saturday edition
6/30/21: 883,000 viewers – 0.35 key demo rating – Wednesday edition
7/7/21: 871,000 viewers – 0.33 key demo rating – Road Rager special
7/14/21: 1,025,000 viewers – 0.40 key demo rating – Fyter Fest Night 1 special
7/21/21: 1,148,000 viewers – 0.44 key demo rating – Fyter Fest Night 2 special
7/28/21: 1,108,000 viewers – 0.45 key demo rating – Fight for the Fallen special
8/4/21: 1,102,000 viewers – 0.46 key demo rating – Homecoming special
8/11/21: 979,000 viewers – 0.35 key demo rating
8/18/21: 975,000 viewers – 0.35 key demo rating
8/25/21: 1,172,000 viewers – 0.48 key demo rating – CM Punk’s first Dynamite appearance
9/1/21: 1,047,000 viewers – 0.37 key demo rating – All Out go-home show
9/8/21: 1,319,000 viewers – 0.52 key demo rating – post-All Out show
9/15/21: 1,175,000 viewers – 0.44 key demo rating
9/22/21: 1,273,000 viewers – 0.48 key demo rating – Grand Slam edition
9/29/21: 1,152,000 viewers – 0.45 key demo rating
10/6/21: 1,053,000 viewers – 0.37 key demo rating
10/16/21: 727,000 viewers – 0.28 key demo rating – Saturday edition
10/23/21: 575,000 viewers – 0.22 key demo rating – Saturday edition
10/27/21: 575,000 viewers – 0.40 key demo rating – Wednesday edition
11/3/21: 878,000 viewers – 0.32 key demo rating
11/10/21: 913,000 viewers – 0.34 key demo rating – Full Gear go-home show
11/17/21: 984,000 viewers – 0.37 key demo rating – post-Full Gear show
11/24/21: 898,000 viewers – 0.31 key demo rating – Thanksgiving Eve edition
12/1/21: 861,000 viewers – 0.31 key demo rating – lowest viewership and key demo in normal timeslot
12/8/21: 872,000 viewers – 0.33 key demo rating
12/15/21: 948,000 viewers – 0.31 key demo rating – Winter Is Coming special
12/22/21: 1,020,000 viewers – 0.37 key demo rating – Holiday Bash
12/22/21: 675,000 viewers – 0.37 key demo rating – New Year’s Smash



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