Friday’s new edition of AEW Dynamite reportedly drew 552,000 viewers on TNT, according to Nielsen via PWTorch.

This is up 13.4% from last week’s Friday Night Dynamite episode, which drew 487,000 viewers.

The Dynamite show on Friday night drew a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demo. This is up 5.3% from the previous week, which was even with the week before that as the lowest key demo rating in show history.

Dynamite featured the debut of Arn Anderson’s son Brock Anderson, Jim Ross’ sitdown interview with Andrade, Jake Hager defeating Wardlow in a MMA Cage Fight, Ethan Page and Scorpio Sky defeating Darby Allin in a Handicap Match, plus six-man main event action with AEW World Tag Team Champion Matt Jackson and Impact’s The Good Brothers defeating Frankie Kazarian, Eddie Kingston and Penta El Zero Miedo, among other matches and segments.

Friday’s Dynamite show drew the best audience for AEW in this temporary Friday night 10pm timeslot. This was the final Friday night episode for the time being. The show was up 13.4% from the previous week in viewership, and up 5.3% from the previous week in the 18-49 key demographic.

Friday’s Dynamite viewership was down 28.5% from the same week in 2020, which went head-to-head against WWE NXT in the Wednesday night timeslot. The key demo was down 28.6% from the same week last year.

Stay tuned for more AEW ratings data.

Below is our 2021 AEW Dynamite Viewership Tracker:

January 6 Episode: 662,000 viewers with a 0.25 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s Smash Night 1 episode)
January 13 Episode: 762,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s Smash Night 2 episode)
January 20 Episode: 854,000 viewers with a 0.36 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 27 Episode: 734,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 3 Episode: 844,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Beach Break episode)
February 10 Episode: 741,000 viewers with a 0.29 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 17 Episode: 747,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 24 Episode: 831,000 viewers with a 0.35 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 3 Episode: 934,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 10 Episode: 743,000 viewers with a 0.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Revolution episode)
March 17 Episode: 768,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic (St. Patrick’s Day Slam episode)
March 24 Episode: 757,000 viewers with a 0.30 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 31 Episode: 700,000 viewers with a 0.26 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 7 Episode: 688,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 7 Episode: 1.219 million viewers with a 0.44 rating in the 18-49 demographic (First episode following WWE NXT move to Tuesday)
April 21 Episode: 1.104 million viewers with a 0.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 28 Episode: 889,000 viewers with a 0.33 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 5 Episode: 1.090 million viewers with a 0.42 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Blood & Guts episode)
May 12 Episode: 936,000 viewers with a 0.31 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 19 Episode: 821,000 viewers with a 0.28 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 28 Episode: 526,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Friday Night Dynamite episode)
June 4 Episode: 462,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Friday Night Dynamite episode)
June 11 Episode: 487,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Friday Night Dynamite episode)
June 18 Episode: 552,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Friday Night Dynamite episode)
June 26 Episode: (Saturday Night Dynamite episode)

2020 Total: 42.970 million viewers over 53 episodes
2020 Average: 810,755 viewers per episode

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

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