Week 59 of the Wednesday Night War saw WWE NXT defeat AEW Dynamite in viewership, but not the ratings in the key demographic. The numbers are just now being released due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Wednesday’s NXT averaged 712,000 viewers on the USA Network, edging out the 710,000 viewers garnered by AEW Dynamite by just 0.3%, according to Showbuzz Daily.

AEW ranked #7 in the Cable Top 150 for the 18-49 demo, while NXT ranked #25. AEW ranked #64 in total viewership, while NXT ranked #63 in viewership.

Last week’s Dynamite show drew 850,000 viewers (-16% from last week) and ranked #7 in the Cable Top 150, and #60 in viewership. Last week’s NXT episode drew 638,000 viewers (+11.6%) and ranked #56 in the Cable Top 150, and #74 in viewership.

AEW drew a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic (-30%) while NXT drew a 0.20 (+43%) in the same demo this week. Last week’s AEW show drew a 0.37 rating while the NXT episode drew a 0.14 in that demographic.

This was the second-best NXT viewership and 18-49 demographic rating since October, besides the Halloween Havoc special, which drew 876,000 viewers and a 0.25 rating in the key demo. NXT viewership was down 12% from the 2019 Thanksgiving Week episode.

For AEW, this was the lowest Wednesday night number since the June 24 show, which drew 633,000 viewers. Dynamite was also tied with the September 22 show as the lowest rating in the key demo since June 24, which drew a 0.22 rating. Dynamite was up 7% from the 2019 Thanksgiving Week show.

TV viewership was low due to this being the night before Thanksgiving. Cuomo Prime Time on CNN at 8pm topped the night in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150, with a 0.31 rating, drawing just 2.178 million viewers. The Hallmark Channel’s original movie at 8pm topped the night on cable in viewership with 2.846 million viewers, tying for #1 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.31 rating in the key 18-49 demo.

Amazing Race on CBS topped the night on network TV in viewership with an average of 4.201 million viewers. The Goldbergs on ABC and The Conners on ABC tied for the #1 spot in the 18-49 demographic with a 0.7 rating, with The Goldbergs drawing 3.666 million viewers and The Conners drawing 3.853 million.

Below is our 2020 NXT Viewership Tracker:

January 1 Episode: 548,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 8 Episode: 721,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 15 Episode: 700,000 viewers with a 0.21 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 22 Episode: 769,000 viewers with a 0.24 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 29 Episode: 712,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Worlds Collide/Royal Rumble episode)
February 5 Episode: 770,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 12 Episode: 757,000 viewers with a 0.24 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 19 Episode: 794,000 viewers with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Takeover episode)
February 26 Episode: 717,000 viewers with a 0.23 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 4 Episode: 718,000 viewers with a 0.23 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 11 Episode: 697,000 viewers with a 0.21 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 18 Episode: 542,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (WWE PC episode with no live matches)
March 25 Episode: 669,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 1 Episode: 590,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 8 Episode: 693,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 15 Episode: 692,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 22 Episode: 665,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 29 Episode: 637,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 6 Episode: 663,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 13 Episode: 604,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 20 Episode: 592,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 27 Episode: 731,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 3 Episode: 715,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 10 Episode: 673,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 17 Episode: 746,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 24 Episode: 786,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 1 Episode: 792,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Great American Bash Night 1)
July 8 Episode: 759,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Great American Bash Night 2)
July 15 Episode: 631,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 22 Episode: 615,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 29 Episode: 707,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 5 Episode: 753,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 12 Episode: 619,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 19 Episode: 853,000 viewers with a 0.24 rating in the 18-49 demographic (No AEW competition)
August 26 Episode: 824,000 viewers with a 0.24 rating in the 18-49 demographic (No AEW competition)
September 1 Episode: 849,000 viewers with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Tuesday Airing, No AEW competition)
September 8 Episode: 838,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Tuesday Airing, No AEW competition)
September 16 Episode: 689,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 23 Episode: 696,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 30 Episode: 732,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 7 Episode: 639,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Takeover episode)
October 14 Episode: 651,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 21 Episode: 644,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 28 Episode: 876,000 viewers with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Halloween Havoc episode)
November 4 Episode: 610,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 11 Episode: 632,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 18 Episode: 638,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 25 Episode: 712,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 2 Episode:

2019 Total: 10.209 million viewers over 13 episodes
2019 Average: 785,307 viewers per episode

Below is our 2020 AEW Dynamite Viewership Tracker:

January 1 Episode: 967,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 8 Episode: 947,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 15 Episode: 940,000 viewers with a 0.38 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Bash at the Beach episode)
January 22 Episode: 871,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 29 Episode: 828,000 viewers with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 5 Episode: 928,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 12 Episode: 817,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 19 Episode: 893,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 26 Episode: 865,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 4 Episode: 906,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Revolution episode)
March 11 Episode: 766,000 viewers with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 18 Episode: 932,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Limited crowd episode)
March 25 Episode: 819,000 viewers with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 1 Episode: 685,000 viewers with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 8 Episode: 692,000 viewers with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 15 Episode: 683,000 viewers with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 22 Episode: 731,000 viewers with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 29 Episode: 693,000 viewers with a 0.27 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 6 Episode: 732,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 13 Episode: 654,000 viewers with a 0.23 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 20 Episode: 701,000 viewers with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 27 Episode: 827,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 3 Episode: 730,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 10 Episode: 677,000 viewers with a 0.23 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 17 Episode: 772,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 24 Episode: 633,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 1 Episode: 748,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Fyter Fest Night 1)
July 8 Episode: 715,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Fyter Fest Night 2)
July 15 Episode: 788,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Fight for the Fallen)
July 22 Episode: 845,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 29 Episode: 773,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 5 Episode: 901,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 12 Episode: 792,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 22 Episode: 755,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Saturday Airing, No NXT competition)
August 27 Episode: 813,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Thursday Airing, No NXT competition)
September 2 Episode: 928,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic (No NXT competition)
September 9 Episode: 1.016 million viewers with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic (No NXT competition)
September 16 Episode: 886,000 viewers with a 0.34 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 23 Episode: 835,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 30 Episode: 866,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 7 Episode: 753,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 14 Episode: 826,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Anniversary Episode)
October 21 Episode: 753,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 28 Episode: 781,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 4 Episode: 717,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 11 Episode: 764,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Full Gear episode)
November 18 Episode: 850,000 viewers with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 25 Episode: 710,000 viewers with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 2 Episode:

2019 Total: 10.840 million viewers over 12 episodes
2019 Average: 903,333 viewers per episode