Cody & Chris Jericho Comment On NXT Topping AEW In Viewership

Cody and Chris Jericho weigh in on viewership.

For the first time since the two shows have gone head-to-head on Oct. 2, NXT topped AEW in viewership on Wednesday. NXT drew 916,000 viewers while AEW brought in 893,000 viewers. NXT delivered a stacked show, bringing in Seth Rollins, Becky Lynch, and more superstars from Raw and SmackDown to help build to this Sunday's WWE Survivor Series event. Meanwhile, AEW advertised Jon Moxley wrestling Darby Allin and a "huge announcement" from Chris Jericho.

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With NXT picking up its first viewership victory, AEW co-executive vice president Cody and AEW World Champion Chris Jericho gave their thoughts.

Jericho's "marathon not a sprint" comment is referencing WWE's statement congratulating AEW on the premiere of Dynamite, which outdrew NXT; 1.4 million viewers to 891,000 viewers.

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