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WWE NXT last night on USA Network, was watched by 615,000 viewers on average, including about 222,000 aged 18 to 49, for a 0.17 P18-49 rating.
NXT ranked #5 in P18-49 among cable originals for the day, according to Showbuzz Daily. Including broadcast primetime, it ranked #19.
Last week NXT ranked #4 among cable originals, which was tied for its best ranking in the history of the show.
Dark Side of the Ring averaged 155,000 viewers and a 0.04 P18-49 rating, ranking #104, for the episode on Magnum TA.
Last week’s season premiere on Chris Candido and Tammy Sytch averaged 147,000 and 0.05 in P18-49.
Compared to last week, NXT was up 1% in total viewership. Among viewers 18 to 49, viewership was the same.
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+: 615 (+4%)
P18-49: 222 (+4%)
M18-49: 136 (-5%)
F18-49: 85 (+22%)
P18-34: 91 (+8%)
F12-34: 33 (+18%)
M12-34: 67 (-4%)
P25-54: 268 (+5%)
P50+: 351 (+0%)
Most-viewed YouTube videos from NXT, as of 4pm today:
Breakker calls out World Heavyweight Champion Rollins: 155,464
Ilja Dragunov and Trick Williams stand up to Baron Corbin: 101,490
Hail wins the NXT Women’s Title No. 1 Contender’s Battle Royal: 86,410
Trick Williams vs. Baron Corbin: 75,167
SCRYPTS vs. Dabba-Kato: 67,884
Thea Hail celebrates her big win with the Chase U Student Section: 65,048
Bron Breakker attacks Ilja Dragunov: 56,188
Mustafa Ali vs. Joe Gacy: 46,988
The Creed Brothers & Nile vs. Schism – Six-Person Tag Team Match: 42,106
Dana Brooke wants to earn an NXT Women’s Title Match: 41,465
This ratings report was written with the assistance of automated programs created by me, then manually edited.
Brandon Thurston has written about wrestling business since 2015. He’s also worked as an independent wrestler and trainer.
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