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Wednesday Night War 8/12/20: AEW Dynamite drops from last week’s spike, still beats WWE NXT

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The live viewership numbers for both AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT are in.

Both shows were down in total viewers and in the 18-49 demographic. It was Dynamite that took the night, but they also saw a decrease in 18-49 with 0.32 compared to last week's 0.36.

AEW Dynamite drew 792,000 live viewers and NXT drew 619,000 live viewers. Last week, AEW drew 901,000 while NXT drew 753,000. Last Wednesday's Dynamite was its highest-rated show in months.

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As is the case in most weeks, AEW won the 18-49 demographic. NXT ranked #65 among the top 150 shows on cable while AEW was #9.

Because NXT didn't make the top 50 list, demographic details aren't available. Here is the demographic breakdown:

Viewers 18-49 – AEW: 0.32 / NXT: 0.16
Female viewers 18-49 – AEW: 0.26 / NXT: NA
Male viewers 18-49 – AEW: 0.38 / NXT: NA
Viewers 18-34 – AEW: 0.18 / NXT: NA
Female viewers 12-34 – AEW: 0.15 / NXT: NA
Male viewers 12-34 – AEW: 0.17 / NXT: NA
Viewers 25-54 – AEW: 0.39 / NXT: NA
Viewers 50+ – AEW: 0.26 / NXT: NA