AEW Collision takes another fall, major loss in 18-34 demo

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The third episode of AEW Collision fell to its lowest mark with similar figures to last week’s Rampage episode.

The July 1 taped episode from Hamilton averaged 452,000 viewers and 172,000 (0.13) in the 18-49 demographic, per Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics.

The numbers were very similar to Rampage from the night prior which averaged 450,000 viewers and 171,000 (0.13) in the key demo.

Overall viewership dropped 24% and the 18-49 audience fell by 37% from the week two numbers.

In the 18-49 demo, males declined by 39% and females were down by 33%.

The audience that took a stunning fall was adults 18-34, which was down 59% in week three. In the male 18-34 demo, the audience fell from an average of 61,000 on June 24 to 11,000 for the July 1 episode, or 82%. Females in the 18-34 demo saw a less drastic decline of 13% from week two.

Adults 35-49 were down by 26% with a male drop of 11% and 44% among women in the demo.

The show aired on a four-hour tape delay in Canada on TSN 2 and averaged approximately 5,000 viewers and 3,000 in the 25-54 demographic. Rampage aired on TSN 2 on Friday night and averaged approximately 40,000 viewers and 10,000 in the 25-54 demo.

The third episode of Collision included three matches in the Owen Hart Cup and was headlined by a tournament match between Samoa Joe and Roderick Strong featuring CM Punk on commentary.

The show will be live this Saturday from Regina, Saskatchewan with a marquee match between CM Punk and Samoa Joe in their first singles match since December 2004.

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