NXT Outdraws AEW Dynamite In Viewership; AEW Draws Record Low Viewers For 6/24

NXT outdrew AEW Dynamite in viewership for the first time since April.

According to Showbuzz Daily, the June 24 episode of NXT averaged 786,000 viewers, up from 746,000 for the June 17 episode. This week's episode of NXT was the most-watched since February 19 when that episode drew 794,000 viewers and the second-most watched episode in 2020.

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AEW averaged 633,000 viewers, which is down from last week's 772,000 viewers and is the least-watched episode of Dynamite in the show's history. That record was previously held by the May 13 episode which drew 654,000 viewers.

In the 18-49 demographic, AEW still beat NXT in the ratings with AEW drawing a 0.22 rating (17th best on cable for the day). NXT, on the other hand, finished with a 0.19 rating, good for 26th on cable for the day.

NXT featured the first leg of a massive plan to crown the first ever dual NXT and North American Champion with Keith Lee retaining the North American title in a triple threat match against Johnny Gargano and Finn Balor. Lee will now face NXT Champion Adam Cole on July 8 in a Winner Take All match for both belts. It was also announced that the July 1 and July 8 episodes of NXT will be the Great American Bash.

AEW was the go-home show for the two-part Fyter Fest event taking place on the July 1 and July 8 episodes of Dynamite. The show saw the full lineup of both nights of Fyter Fest get announced as well as a press conference for the upcoming TNT Championship match between Cody and Jake Hager.

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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