The total viewership and demo ratings for the latest instalment of AEW Dynamite have been revealed.
As reported by Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, the February 23rd edition of AEW Dynamite drew 1,010,000 viewers. This included 517,000 in the much discussed 18-49-year-old demographic. That’s a rating of 0.40
That is an increase from the previous week where the show pulled in 869,000 viewers and scored a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 year-old demographic.
The figures represent a rise of 16% for total viewership and 27% in the key demographic.
The February 23rd episode of AEW Dynamite saw confrontations, announcements and shock debuts. In the opening match of the night,reDRagon earned a shot at the AEW World Tag Team Championships with Kyle O’Reilly scoring the victory in a battle royale. The third and final team for the title match at AEW Revolution will be added on March 2nd.
Elsewhere, MJF cut a promo where he opened up about being bullied as a child and how much he loved professional wrestling and CM Punk. He made repeated references to the famous photo featuring the pair, explaining how much it meant to him. As a result, he took the news hard when CM Punk walked away from the ring in 2014, although he vowed to never do the same.
With a tear in his eye and anger in his voice, MJF said that it was that disappointment and that frustration that he will carry into Revolution, promising that he won’t quit no matter what happens in the match.
The was also a war of words between Chris Jericho and Eddie Kingston, where both men took shots at WWE as well as each other. After the clash it was announced that the pair will meet at Revolution.
|23/02/2022 Bryan Danielson vs. Danny Garcia||1,010,000||0.40|
|16/02/ 2022 Sammy Guevara vs. Darby Allin||869,000||0.31|
|09/02/2022 Texas Death Match: Adam Page vs. Lance Archer||1,129,000||0.41|
|02/02/22 CM Punk vs. MJF||954,000||0.35|
|26/01/2022 Beach Break 2022||1,100,00||0.41|
|19/01/2022 Sting & Darby vs. Acclaimed||1,032,000||0.44|
|12/01/2022 Punk vs. Wardlow, Garcia vs. Sammy||969,000||0.39|
|05/01/2022 Bryan vs. Page II – TBS debut||1,010,000||0.43|