• TNT Issues Statement On AEW Drawing Their 3rd Highest Viewership Number This Week
This week’s special Fyter Fest (Night 2) episode of AEW Dynamite drew 1.15 million viewers, with a 0.44 rating in the 18-49 demo.
This was the 3rd highest viewership number for AEW so far, and the second-highest of 2021.
TNT issued the following statement regarding this:
“TNT’s AEW: DYNAMITE continues domination as Wednesday’s #1 cable program in P18-49 for the second week in a row. See highlights below:
575K P18-49 / 150K P18-34 / 1.15M P2+
Week 93 of AEW was up 11% vs. last week
Year-to-date, AEW: Dynamite is up +5% in P18-49 and +3% in total viewers.
Night two of FYTER FEST was the strongest premiere for AEW this year in P18-49.
Both nights of FYTER FEST were up significantly vs. last year, +48% in both P18-49 and total viewers.
Both nights of FYTER FEST 2021 were the #1 cable program of the day.
Night two of FYTER FEST featured AEW Women’s World Champion Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. vs. Nyla Rose, a Texas Death Match with IWGP US Champ Jon Moxley vs. Lance Archer, Chris Jericho vs. Shawn Spears, Orange Cassidy vs. The Blade, and Frankie Kazarian vs. Doc Gallows.
Founded by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan, AEW is a new professional wrestling league headlined by Cody & Brandi Rhodes, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), Chris Jericho, Sting, Hangman Page, MJF, Miro, Darby Allin, Hikaru Shida, Dr. Britt Baker and Jon Moxley. For the first time in many years, AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling, with a roster of world-class talent that is injecting new spirit, freshness and energy into the industry.
AEW: DYNAMITE on TNT airs Wednesday nights from 8-10 p.m. ET and continues to attract the youngest wrestling audience on television. AEW’s multi-platform content also includes AEW DARK and AEW DARK: ELEVATION, two weekly professional wrestling YouTube series, BEING THE ELITE, a weekly behind-the-scenes YouTube series, and AEW UNRESTRICTED, a weekly podcast series. The new, hour-long show AEW: RAMPAGE debuts Friday, Aug. 13, on TNT at 10 p.m. ET.”
WATCH: Britt Baker Accidentally Exposed At AEW Double Or Nothing 2021:
• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (July 22, 1997) – WCW TUESDAY NITRO
On this day in 1997, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired a special Tuesday LIVE episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW MONDAY NITRO’.
This rare Tuesday edition was broadcasted from the Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Road Wild 1997 PPV.
The card can be found here:
– Konnan Vs. Tsubasa
– Ultimo Dragon Vs. Lord Steven Regal
– The Giant Vs. The Great Muta
– Eddie Guerrero Vs. Hector Guerrero
– Lex Luger Vs. Scott Norton
– Wrath & Mortis Vs. La Parka & Psychosis
– Buff Bagwell Vs. Booker T
– Curt Henning Vs. Michael Wall$treet
– The Outsiders Vs. Ric Flair & Chris Benoit