AEW Key Performance Indicators, 2023 Q1 🌏

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This is to accompany a new episode of Josh Nason’s Punch Out that I’m appearing on to discuss AEW’s business in Q1 2023.

About the data

P2+ data for Dynamite and Rampage are sourced from Nielsen and represent viewership of people ages 2 and above, averaged by minute throughout the duration of the program. Data represents live and same-day viewership, not including delayed (DVR) viewership. Episodes airing outside the program’s normal time slot are excluded.

P18-49 data represents same as above, except that this data represents viewership for people ages 18 to 49, a key ad demographic.

TBS & TNT viewership is sourced from Nielsen via and includes all programs that appeared in Showbuzzdaily’s daily reporting of top 150 cable originals. The data has been time-adjusted for the duration of each telecast.

Top 25 cable networks data is sourced from WWE investor relations’ key performance indicator reports.

Tickets distributed data are sourced from WrestleTix estimates of ticket maps.

YouTube views data are sourced from, which provides daily data based on the differences in the all-time cumulative video view count publicly visible on the channel’s “About” page. Adjustments are made by Wrestlenomics to exclude days with negative sequential differences which coincide with the timing of videos being removed from public visibility.

Google web search data are sourced from Google Trends ( and represent search volume values associated with AEW’s Google Knowledge Graph relative to the highest monthly volume, standardized to 100.

Brandon Thurston has written about wrestling business since 2015. He’s also worked as an independent wrestler and trainer.

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