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AEW Dynamite Ratings – May 18th

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The total viewership and demo ratings for the latest instalment of AEW Dynamite have been revealed.

As reported by Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics, the May 18th edition of AEW Dynamite pulled in an average of 922,000 viewers. That included 430,000 viewers in the 18-49-year-old demographic, which equates to a rating of 0.33.

That is an increase on the previous week where the show drew 840,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the key 18-49-year-old demographic.

The May 18th episode of Dynamite opened with the Owen Hart Foundation Tournament match between Samoa Joe and a mystery opponent. That mystery man was quickly revealed to be the former John Morrison, going by the name, Johnny Elite. Despite a strong showing the debutant was eventually pinned following a Muscle Buster.

In the women’s tournament, the ‘Joker’ entrant was Maki Itoh who was also defeated by Britt Baker.

Elsewhere, Adam Page defeated Konosuke Takeshita, Kyle O’Reilly advanced to the semi-finals of ‘The Owen’ with a win over Rey Fenix and Adam Cole booked his spot in the final with a win over Jeff Hardy.

Dynamite Ratings

DateNoteViewers18–49 Rating
18/05/2022 “Wildcard Wednesday”922,0000.33
11/05/2022Darby Allin vs. Jeff Hardy840,0000.33
4/05/2022Deonna Purrazzo vs. Mercedes Martinez833,0000.32
27/04/2022Sammy Guevara vs. Scorpio Sky Ladder Match921,0000.33
20/04/2022Tony Khan Announcement/Andrade vs. Darby Allin930,0000.37
13/04/2022Samoa Joe vs. Minoru Suzuki977,0000.37
06/04/2022The Young Bucks vs. FTR II989,0000.38
30/03/2022Darby Allin vs. Andrade El Idolo979,0000.38
23/03/2022Jericho Appreciation Society vs. Dark Order1,046,0000.41
16/03/2022Thunder Rosa vs. Britt Baker, Cage Match993,0000.38
09/03/2022Jeff Hardy Debut945,0000.40
02/03/2022Tony Khan Announcement966,0000.35
23/02/2022Bryan Danielson vs. Danny Garcia1,010,0000.40
16/02/2022Sammy Guevara vs. Darby Allin869,0000.31
09/02/2022Texas Death Match: Adam Page vs. Lance Archer1,129,0000.41
02/02/2022CM Punk vs. MJF954,0000.35
26/01/2022Beach Break 20221,100,000.41
19/01/2022Sting & Darby vs. Acclaimed1,032,0000.44
12/01/2022Punk vs. Wardlow, Garcia vs. Sammy969,0000.39
05/01/2022Bryan vs. Page II – TBS debut1,010,0000.43