AEW Dynamite & NXT Viewership Go Up For 2/19

Both AEW and NXT saw a slight increase in viewership this week for their respective shows.

According to Showbuzz Daily, the February 12 episode of Dynamite averaged 893,000 viewers, down from the 817,000 viewers the February 12 episode drew. As for NXT, this week's episode averaged 794,000 viewers, just slightly down from the 757,000 viewers the week prior drew. This week's viewership for NXT was the highest for the show in 2020.

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In the 18-49 demographic, AEW also won out against NXT, averaging a 0.31 rating (fifth best on cable for the day) while NXT did a 0.25 rating (16th best on cable for the day). Both shows, whose ratings this week were slightly higher than last week, went head-to-head with coverage of the Democratic Debate from Nevada.

Dynamite opened up with a battle royal that was won by the Young Bucks and will face Kenny Omega & Hangman Page for the AEW World Tag Team Championship at AEW Revolution. The main event saw Cody defeat Wardlow in the first steel cage match in AEW history.

NXT featured an NXT Cruiserweight title match between Jordan Devlin and Lio Rush, which was won by Devlin. NXT North American Champion Keith Lee defeated Kona Reeves in a non-title match and Velveteen Dream defeated Roderick Strong in the main event.

For full reports on both AEW and NXT shows, check out Fightful's results section and you can check out the post-show podcast where Sean Ross Sapp, Alex Pawlowski and Warren Hayes gave a recap of both shows at this link.

For a full rundown of viewership numbers from various WWE programs and AEW Dynamite, check out Fightful's resources page.

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