TV ratings: WWE NXT, May 16 🌏

WWE NXT last night on USA Network, was watched by 564,000 viewers on average, including about 183,000 aged 18 to 49, for a 0.14 P18-49 rating.

NXT ranked #15 in P18-49 among cable originals for the day, according to Showbuzz Daily. Including broadcast primetime, it ranked #32.

Compared to last week, NXT was down 6% in total viewership. Among viewers 18 to 49, viewership was down 18% from last week’s 222,000.

The NBA conference finals game on ESPN that went head-to-head with NXT was #1 in P18-49 for Tuesday.

Viewer counts in thousands, calculated from national ratings, for this week’s episode with difference versus the median of the last 28 days in parentheses:

P2+: 564 (-4%)

P18-49: 183 (-10%)

M18-49: 123 (-3%)

F18-49: 59 (-19%)

P18-34: 77 (-4%)

P35-49: 105 (-13%)

F12-34: 28 (+0%)

M12-34: 67 (+22%)

P25-54: 231 (-10%)

P50+: 351 (-2%)

Most-viewed YouTube videos from NXT, as of 3pm today:

Former NXT Superstars debut on SmackDown: 233,768

Carmelo Hayes smashes Bron Breakker with the title: 126,916

Bron Breakker surprises Carmelo Hayes at his barbershop: 82,012

Roxanne Perez vs. Jacy Jayne – NXT Women’s Title Tournament: 57,825

Fallon Henley vs. Cora Jade – NXT Women’s Title Tournament: 54,543

Gigi Dolin attacks Jacy Jayne after her loss: 51,642

Lee agrees to defend his title at Battleground in a Triple Threat: 36,509

Noam Dar agrees to defend the Heritage Cup against Dragon Lee: 34,259

Thea Hail vs. Kiana James: 32,142

Von Wagner saves Mr. Stone from Luca Crusifino: 30,047

This report was written with the assistance of automated programs created by me, then manually edited.

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Brandon Thurston

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

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