NXT hits three-week low following New Year’s Evil

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NXT fell this past Tuesday night following the previous week’s New Year’s Evil special with its lowest figures in three weeks.

The January 17th edition of the show averaged 600,000 viewers and approximately 183,000 (0.14) in the 18-49 demographic as it ranked #26 among cable originals on Tuesday. (Data: Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily).

Overall viewership was down by 14 percent while the 18-49 audience declined by 9 percent this week.

In the key demo, it was female viewership was dropped significantly with a 33 percent decline from last compared to the male audience in that demo which was up by 2 percent this week.

The 18-34 audience did very low with a 26 percent drop from last week and its lowest in the demo since August 9, 2022.

Among adults 35-49, the drop was minimal at 1.5 percent this week while adults 50+ fell from 0.39 last week to 0.34.

NXT aired against the college basketball game between Kansas and Kansas State (1.54 million viewers and 0.44 in 18-49) and an NBA game between the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks (849,000 and 0.27).

In Canada, NXT averaged approximately 65,000 viewers and 26,000 in the 25-54 demographic on Sportsnet 360, which was down from New Year’s Evil which did 77,000 and 32,000 respectively.

NXT was headlined by a tag match set up earlier in the night with Roxanne Perez & Lyra Valkyria beating Jacy Jayne & Gigi Dolin of Toxic Attraction.

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