As noted, Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite from the Footprint Center in Phoenix drew 1.028 million viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic. This was Dynamite’s highest total audience since the Third Anniversary episode on October 5, and the highest key demo rating since the Grand Slam episode on September 21. You can click here for the full ratings report.
AEW President Tony Khan took to Twitter this evening to tout the success of the episode, and to thank fans for tuning in.
“Thank you everyone who watched @AEWonTV last night! Last night’s show was our biggest tv audience so far in 2023, and thanks to your support Wednesday Night #AEWDynamite on TBS last night was the #1 show on cable/satellite for an exciting show with a great live crowd in Phoenix!,” Khan wrote.
Warner Bros. Discover then issued a press release to tout this week’s Dynamite ratings success on TBS. They sent the following:
TBS’ AEW: Dynamite was Cable’s #1 Program on Wednesday
TBS’ “AEW: Dynamite” was Cable’s #1 program among P2+ on Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00p.m., delivering a .58 rating and attracting over 1M viewers. Please see ratings highlights and program details below.
454K P18-49 (0.73 Rtg) / 544K P25-54 (0.91 Rtg) / 1028K P2+ (0.58 Rtg)
– Ranked #1 on cable for Wednesday in total day among P18-49
– +29% among P18-49, +28% among P25-54, and +25% among P2+ vs. prior week’s episode
Last night’s “AEW: Dynamite” was live from Phoenix, Ariz., and featured Jon Moxley facing Evil Uno, ten teams competing in the REVOLUTION Tag Team Battle Royale, All-Atlantic Champion Orange Cassidy defending against Wheeler Yuta, Skye Blue facing Saraya, and former AEW World Tag Team Champions The Acclaimed taking on Big Bill & Lee Moriarty. The action-packed night also included appearances from Christian Cage and Jungle Boy, and strong words turned into blows between Bryan Danielson and MJF ahead of their 60-minute Iron Man match for the AEW World Championship at AEW REVOLUTION, live next Sunday, March 5 on PPV.
In addition, AEW CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan and Adam Cole also announced that TBS has greenlit its first new unscripted series of 2023, further expanding its All Elite Wrestling franchise with “AEW: All Access” – a follow-doc from the perspectives of the league’s biggest stars. The new series, which is slated to premiere this March, is billed as the ultimate behind-the-scenes experience for fans, and will feature Adam Cole, Dr. Britt Baker, Sammy Guevara, Tay Conti, The Young Bucks, Saraya, Wardlow, Eddie Kingston and Tony Khan.
For the first time in many years, AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling, with a roster of world-class talent that is injecting new spirit, freshness and energy into the industry. “AEW: Dynamite” airs every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. on TBS and attracts the youngest wrestling audience on television.
You can see Khan’s full tweet below:
Thank you everyone who watched @AEWonTV last night!
Last night’s show was our biggest tv audience so far in 2023, and thanks to your support
Wednesday Night #AEWDynamite on TBS last night was the #1 show on cable/satellite for an exciting show with a great live crowd in Phoenix!
— Tony Khan (@TonyKhan) February 23, 2023
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