• This Week’s AEW Dynamite Drew Its Highest Viewership Ever, Chris Jericho & Cody Rhodes Comment
This week’s episode of AEW Dynamite, which didn’t go head-to-head with NXT as NXT has moved to Tuesday nights, drew 1.22 million viewers.
This is AEW’s highest viewership ever (excluding the debut episode on TNT).
This is up from previous week’s 688,000 viewers, which is a 77% increase.
In the Cable Top 150 this week, Dynamite ranked #2 with a 0.44 rating in the key 18-49 demo (57% up from last week’s 0.28 rating).
Cody Rhodes tweeted the following regarding this:
TK led the show and Darby/Matt for the best belt in wrestling was the main event, big congrats to them 👏 “
TK led the show and Darby/Matt for the best belt in wrestling was the main event, big congrats to them 👏
— Cody (@CodyRhodes) April 15, 2021
Chris Jericho then reminded the fans that he’s still the “Demo God”:
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) April 15, 2021
Matt Hardy tweeted the following:
“I want to say THANK YOU to the 1.2 million+ wrestling fans that tuned into #AEWDynamite this week. The talent busted their a$$es across the card & always do. I was honored to be on this show & in this spot. I believe in @AEW & the visions of TK, Bucks, Kenny, Cody, CJ & company.”
I want to say THANK YOU to the 1.2 million+ wrestling fans that tuned into #AEWDynamite this week. The talent busted their asses across the card & always do. I was honored to be on this show & in this spot. I believe in @AEW & the visions of TK, Bucks, Kenny, Cody, CJ & company. pic.twitter.com/oqbYfxyHaY
— MATT HARDY (@MATTHARDYBRAND) April 16, 2021
You can tap here to read the results from this week’s Dynamite.
On the other hand, this week’s RAW drew 2.07 million viewers, which is up from last week’s 1.70 million viewers.
In the Cable Top 150, RAW ranked #1 with a 0.68 rating in the key 18-49 demo.
This week’s NXT drew 805,000 viewers, which is up from last week’s 768,000 viewers.
In the Cable Top 150, NXT ranked #8 with a 0.22 rating in the key 18-49 demo.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (April 15, 1989) – NWA World Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1989, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Championship Wrestling’.
This episode from the Center Stage Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia and featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘NWA WrestleWar 1989’ PPV.
The card can be found here:
– Highlights Of Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair From Clash Of The Champions 6
– Interview w/ Dick Murdoch
– Bob Orton/Butch Reed vs. Dick Murdoch/Bucky Zeigler
– Interview w/ Sting
– The Great Muta vs. Greg Evans
– Promo By The Road Warriors
– Randy Rose vs. Jack Victory
– Rick Steiner vs. The Raider
– Interview w/ Kevin Sullivan
– Commercial For Wrestle War 89 Hyping The Matches
– Promo By Ric Flair
– Ricky Steamboat vs. Ron Simmons
– Promo By Jim Cornette
– Lex Luger vs. Tom Branch