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WWE NXT last night on USA Network, was watched by 581,000 viewers on average, including about 205,000 aged 18 to 49, for a 0.16 P18-49 rating.
Dark Side of the Ring on VICE at 10 pm, focusing on the Graham family, was watched by 197,000 viewers on average, including about 77,000 aged 18 to 49, for a 0.06 P18-49 rating.
Compared to last week, NXT was down 6% in total viewership. Among viewers 18 to 49, viewership was down 7% from last week’s 220,000.
Compared to last week, Dark Side of the Ring was up 27% in total viewership. Among viewers 18-49, viewership was up 43%.
NXT ranked #8 in P18-49 among cable originals for the day, according to Showbuzz Daily. Including broadcast primetime, it ranked #23.
Dark Side of the Ring ranked #96 in P18-49 among cable originals. Including broadcast primetime, it ranked #113.
NHL Stanley Cup Finals were simulcast on TNT and TruTV and had a combined 0.87 P18-49 rating. The TNT telecast (0.79) ranked #1 for Tuesday, as Las Vegas won the series, meaning both NHL and NBA games are done for the season.
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+: 581 (-2%)
P18-49: 205 (-3%)
M18-49: 140 (-1%)
F18-49: 64 (-8%)
P18-34: 90 (+1%)
M18-34: 62 (+4%)
F18-34: 28 (+0%)
P35-49: 114 (-7%)
M35-49: 78 (-4%)
F35-49: 36 (-10%)
Non-P18-49: 376 (-2%)
F12-34: 38 (+25%)
M12-34: 72 (+4%)
P25-54: 243 (-5%)
P50+: 351 (+0%)
Most-viewed YouTube videos from NXT, as of 4pm today:
Rollins accepts challenge for a World Heavyweight Title Match: 371,449
Baron Corbin becomes the No. 1 Contender to the NXT Title: 93,431
Carmelo Hayes drops Baron Corbin with an aerial attack: 71,658
Angel and Humberto return to NXT: 54,337
Booker T announces an NXT Tag Team Title No. 1 Contender Match: 50,134
Wes Lee, Mustafa Ali & Tyler Bate vs. Schism – Six-Man Tag Match: 47,827
Roxanne Perez promises to go right at Blair Davenport: 44,566
Thea Hail vs. Cora Jade: 43,191
Nathan Frazer wins the NXT Heritage Cup: 42,827
The NXT women’s locker room reaches a boiling point: 41,546
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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