NXT's viewership and ratings went up this week, but not quite enough to the point it outdraws AEW Dynamite.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the July 29 episode of Dynamite averaged 773,000 viewers, which is up from last week's 845,000 viewers. For the month of July 2020, AEW Dynamite averaged 773,800 viewers per episode across five episodes.
NXT managed to increase its viewership, drawing 707,000 viewers, which is up from last week's 615,000 viewers. For the month of July 2020, NXT averaged 700,800 viewers per episode across five episodes.
In the 18-49 demographic, AEW also won out with a 0.30 rating, which was sixth best on cable for the day and up from last week's 0.32 rating. NXT's ratings went up this week, drawing a 0.18 rating on July 29 with the July 22 episode drawing a 0.17 rating.
AEW also beat NXT in the 18-34 demo (0.19 to 0.09) while NXT won out in the 50+ demo (0.37 to 0.27). AEW was also the second-highest rated show among males in the 18-49 demo across all cable programming for the day.
AEW saw two title matches with Cody defending the TNT Title against Warhorse as well as AEW World Tag Team Champions Kenny Omega and Hangman Page defending their titles against The Dark Order.
NXT opened with a tag team match between the team of Io Shirai and Tegan Nox against the team of Dakota Kai and Candice LeRae. Dexter Lumis won a triple threat match to qualify for a ladder match for the North American Championship at NXT TakeOver 30 in August.
If you missed anything from AEW Dynamite, you can check Fightful's full report by clicking here and if you missed anything from NXT, check out Fightful's full report by clicking here. Finally, listen to or watch the Wednesday Night Wars podcast with a full review of both shows by clicking here.
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