The ratings for AEW Dynamite have been published.
As reported by Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, the December 7th edition of AEW Dynamite drew 840,000 viewers with an 18-49 rating of 0.29. In terms of overall viewership, AEW’s flagship show saw a drop of 30,000 from November 30th, calculating to a decrease of approximately 3.4%.
AEW Dynamite Ratings Improve On Record Low 18-49
The November 30th episode of AEW Dynamite would see the show draw its lowest rating in history while in the regular Wednesday night timeslot, with the key 18-49 rating drawing a record low of 0.26.
The December 7th episode of AEW Dynamite would see William Regal’s exit from the company addressed, with Regal appeared in backstage interview segment with Tony Schiavone. The Blackpool Combat Club member explained his actions at Full Gear, before handing down one final lesson to the group.
Also on Dynamite, AEW World Champion MJF engaged in a war of words with Ricky Starks, who will challenge MJF for the title at the Winter is Coming special on December 14th. The exchange of insults would see MJF compare Starks to Dwayne Johnson, referring to the challenger as a pebble rather than The Rock. Starks would return fire by insulting MJF’s cheap looking clothing, ending the segment standing tall by hitting a spear on the AEW World Champion.
The main event of Dynamite saw a title match take place, where FTR challenged The Acclaimed to a match for the AEW Tag Team Championships, with Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler hoping to add the tag team titles to their current collection. The Acclaimed would successfully retain their championships, with Max Caster rolling countering a pinfall attempt by Wheeler to win the match. After the bell rang, The Gunn Club appeared on the big screen in the backstage interview area. It was then revealed that The Briscoes have challenged FTR to a Double Dog Collar match at the Ring of Honor Final Battle pay-per-view, with FTR’s ROH Tag Team Titles on the line at the event.