AEW Dynamite tops all cable originals on Wednesday, largest audience since October

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AEW Dynamite topped all of cable on Wednesday night as the show achieved its largest audience since October.

The February 22nd episode from Phoenix averaged 1,028,000 viewers and approximately 454,000 (0.35) in the 18-49 demographic, per Wrestlenomics and Showbuzz Daily.

The show ranked first among cable originals ahead of two college basketball games on ESPN, MTV’s The Challenge, and Bravo’s Vanderpump Rules.

Overall viewership grew 24 percent from last week and was Dynamite’s largest since October 5, 2022.

The 18-49 audience was up by 29 percent, which was its largest since September 21, 2022, for Grand Slam at Arthur Ashe Stadium. In the demo, male viewership was up by 42 percent and the highest male audience in the demo since September 14, 2022.

The 18-34 audience also saw significant growth with a 43 percent jump from last with males up by 55 percent and females increasing by 43 percent.

Adults 35-49 were up by 20 percent from last week due to a 41 percent increase among males in the demo while females decreased by 22 percent.

Adults 50+ jumped from 0.37 last week to 0.42.

In Canada, the show declined with approximately 76,000 viewers and 34,000 in the 25-54 demographic on TSN 2. It was the lowest audience in Dynamite since December 21, 2022, and did not rank among the top ten sports programs for the day.

Dynamite was headlined by Jon Moxley defeating Evil Uno and featured Jeff Jarrett & Jay Lethal winning the Tag Team Battle Royal among the top matches.

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