AEW Rampage scored its best numbers since early November as it finished seventh among cable originals on Friday.
The December 17th episode on TNT averaged 571,000 viewers and approximately 306,000 (0.23) in the 18-49 demographic, according to Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.
The viewership figure improved by 13.5 percent and the 18-49 number was up by 29 percent compared to last week’s data. It was Rampage’s highest viewership since November 5th and best 18-49 audience since October 29th.
In the 18-49 demo, female viewership grew 58.5 percent this week while males in the category improved by 19 percent.
The 18-34 demo did poorly last week registering 0.08 (59,000) and was up 83 percent (to 108,000) this week to a more regular number of 0.15 including a giant increase in males from 34,000 to 63,000 this week, according to Brandon Thurston.
All the demos grew noticeable except Adults 50+ that fell from 0.21 to 0.20.
The show was headlined by a ten-man tag with Eddie Kingston, The Lucha Brothers, Santana & Ortiz against 2point0, Daniel Garcia & The Acclaimed, plus an eight-man tag with The Best Friends against The SuperKliq & Bobby Fish and a Submission match involving Tay Conti and Penelope Ford.
The show finished seventh among cable originals as it went against the final minutes of the Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics and the first 45 minutes of the L.A. Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, which were the top show programs on cable that night.