AEW vs. NXT Wednesday Night Wars Ratings (10/3/2019)

AEW Beats NXT In Ratings In First Wednesday Night Wars Showdown, WWE Congratulates AEW (UPDATED x5)

Holy smokes, it happened! David beat Goliath via first round knockout, as All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has defeated World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in the first “Wednesday Night Wars” showdown, as AEW Dynamite out-draws NXT On USA in head-to-head, live two-hour battle on Wednesday night.

While exact figures are yet to be announced, AEW’s Dynamite beat WWE’s NXT last night in viewership.

WWE released the following statement:

“Congratulations to AEW on a successful premiere. The real winners of last night’s head-to-head telecasts of NXT on USA Network and AEW on TNT are the fans, who can expect Wednesday nights to be a competitive and wild ride as this is a marathon, not a one-night sprint.”

We will keep you posted here at eWrestling.com as soon as the actual numbers from the first Wednesday Night Wars showdown become available.

UPDATE #1: According to the Wrestling Observer, the early ratings for the debut of AEW Dynamite on TNT indicate between 1.5-1.7 million viewers for the live show, with an additional 650,000 who watched the replay right after. It does say in the report that the live show number could potentially be lower due to an unusual numbers spike in the Charlotte market, but if true this would exceed expectations for AEW’s first television outing.

UPDATE #2: Dave Meltzer chimes in on social media with some interesting behind-the-scenes news and notes about the numbers from the first AEW Dynamite show on TNT. Check out his latest news regarding the ratings for AEW Dynamite this week below.

UPDATE #3: The numbers are in! Read the full breakdown on viewership for both shows here at eWrestling by clicking here!

UPDATE #4: Here’s the actual official ratings breakdown for last night:

UPDATE: #5: And yet another update emerges with a ton of additional figures and numbers — all specific demo breakdowns, etc. included. Essentially — these are ALL of the ratings and viewership figures and notes from the first Wednesday Night War showdown between AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT on USA. Read update numero cinco by clicking here.

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