Viewership numbers for the first WWE NXT vs. AEW Dynamite head-to-head battle in over a year
This week’s AEW Dynamite was moved to Tuesday night against WWE NXT due to TBS carrying MLB’s American League Championship Series. The October 18th 2022 edition of AEW Dynamite drew 752,000 (0.26 18-49 demo) viewers and finished 8th on cable. WWE NXT drew 676,000 (0.18 18-49 demo) viewers and finished 12th on cable.
Prior to this week, NXT and AEW last went head-to-head on April 7th 2021. NXT, which was a Takeover: Stand and Deliver edition, won that night in overall viewership with 768,000 (0.22 18-49 demo) viewers and finished 11th on cable. AEW Dynamite drew 688,000 (0.28 18-49 demo) viewers and finished 5th on cable. NXT’s broadcast also aired on Peacock.