In the final week of October, the beast that was the World Series landed right on a game seven Wednesday night, slamming everyone in their wake with 23 million viewers and a staggering 6.1 in the 18-49 demographic. NXT and AEW were the poor victims once again. Monday Night Raw didn’t have as much of an excuse, while Smackdown had everything to gain being off FS1. Read More
In the fourth week of television for Wrestling Ratings in October, things start to settle up a bit. At least for three of the main American shows. It’s interesting since the WWE products for Raw and Smackdown are building up for the controversial Crown Jewel event and AEW is building for their Full Gear show on November 9th, which means they have two more weeks of programming. Read More
Now that we have had a few weeks to look at Raw from its season premiere, NXT on USA, AEW Dynamite, and Smackdown on FOX, we can start to see something from the wrestling ratings on television. Is it early? Absolutely. Is it still interesting to take a look at things? Of course!
Last week we saw the season premiere of World Wrestling Entertainment’s Monday Night Raw, the two hour cable debut of WWE’s NXT on USA, All Elite Wrestling’s debut episode of AEW Dynamite, and the move of WWE Smackdown from Tuesday night on USA to Friday night on FOX.Read More
This week, the new wrestling war kicks off as All Elite Wrestling begins on television Wednesday night on TNT, going head to head with World Wrestling Entertainment’s NXT on USA. It will be the first time a pro wrestling company has gone head to head against the WWE since 2010, and the last time it felt like worthy competition since 2001. Read More