As noted, All Elite Wrestling drew big numbers for this week’s Dynamite: Grand Slam special on TNT.
Following the highly-viewed special episode on Wednesday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York, the numbers came out and for the fifth week in a row, Dynamite was the number one show on the night for cable television.
On Thursday, AEW issued the following press release regarding the big numbers for this week’s Dynamite: Grand Slam show:
TNT’s “AEW: DYNAMITE” Is Wednesday’s No.1 Cable Program Five Weeks Straight
AEW: Dynamite” is continuing its red hot-streak as Wednesday’s No. 1 cable program among P18-49 for the fifth week in a row.
Since debuting in October 2019, AEW has continued to defy expectations with its meteoric rise, game-changing content, world-class roster, collaboration with other leagues and a highly entertaining product that draws the youngest-skewing wrestling audience on television. This unprecedented approach propelled AEW to its first No. 1 Wednesday ranking on April 14, 2021, followed by numerous top spots, including the current five-week winning streak.
See highlights below:
“AEW: Dynamite” – Week 103 – Wed 8p-10p
627K P18-49 / 215K P18-34 / 1.3M P2+
* Ranked #1 on cable for Wednesday among P18-49 for the fifth week in a row
* +9% vs. prior week in P18-49 and +8% in total viewers
* 2021 median age tracking at 48 with 69% male skew
The first-ever professional wrestling event to take place at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, NY, was also AEW’s most attended event to date. AEW World Champion Kenny Omega went head-to-head with Bryan Danielson. Sting and Darby Allin took on FTR in tag team action. Cody Rhodes was back against Malaki Black. AEW Women’s World Champion Dr. Britt Baker took on Ruby Soho. MJF went up against Brian Pillman Jr. and CM Punk spoke before his first TV match in over seven years.
“AEW: Dynamite” airs every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. ET on TNT and attracts the youngest wrestling audience on television. The new fight-forward show “AEW: Rampage” airs every Friday from 10-11 p.m. ET. AEW’s multi-platform content also includes “AEW Dark” and “AEW Dark: Elevation,” two weekly professional wrestling YouTube series, “Being the Elite,” a weekly behind-the-scenes YouTube series, and “AEW Unrestricted,” a weekly podcast series. For more info, check out Twitter.com/AEW; Instagram.com/AllEliteWrestling; YouTube.com/AEW; Facebook.com/AllEliteWrestling.
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