Viewership was up for NXT on May 18.
SportsTVRatings reports that NXT drew 700,000 viewers on Tuesday, May 18. This number is up from last week, which drew 697,000 viewers.
No rating in the 18 to 49 demographic was available, but the show did score 199,000 viewers in the demographic and 46,000 viewers in the 18 to 34 demographic.
The Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics NBA Playoff Play-In game, which began at 9 p.m. ET on TNT, drew 2.5 million viewers. The Indiana Pacers vs. Charlotte Hornets NBA Playoff Play-In game, which aired before Wizards vs. Celtics, drew 1.385 million viewers.
The NHL Playoff game between The New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins, which began at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN drew 720,000 viewers.
NXT was headlined by Bronson Reed winning the NXT North American Title from Johnny Gargano in a steel cage match.
Top 5 Most Viewed NXT (5/18) Videos on YouTube
- Bronson Reed's emotional message to the NXT universe (216,000 views)
- NXT North American Title Steel Cage match Johnny Gargano vs. Bronson Reed (210,000 views)
- Ted DiBiase costs Cameron Grimes against Jake Atlas (151,000 views)
- Hit Row vs. Tony Nese & Ariya Daivari (96,000 views)
- Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell's day of beauty (90,000 views)
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