Tuesday’s taped post-Takeover 36 edition of WWE NXT drew 685,000 viewers on the USA Network, according to Nielsen via Showbuzz Daily.

This is up 4.7% from last week’s live Takeover go-home episode, which drew 654,000 viewers.

Tuesday’s NXT drew a 0.16 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is up 6.7% from last week’s 0.15 rating in the key demo. This week’s 0.16 key demo rating represents 205,000 18-49 viewers, which is up 2.5% from the 200,000 viewers that last week’s 0.15 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.

NXT ranked #27 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.16 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is up from last week’s #31 ranking.

NXT ranked #62 in viewership on cable this week. This is up from last week’s #63 ranking.

This week’s NXT viewership was up 10.7% from the episode that aired one year ago, while the 18-49 key demo rating was even with the show that aired one year ago. The 2020 episode went head-to-head with AEW Dynamite in the Wednesday night timeslot.

Tucker Carlson Tonight on FOX News topped the night in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.32 rating, drawing 3.652 million viewers. The Five on FOX News topped the night on cable in viewership with 4.165 million viewers, ranking #2 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.30 key demo rating.

America’s Got Talent on NBC topped the night on network TV in viewership with an average of 6.781 million viewers. America’s Got Talent also topped the night on network TV in the 18-49 key demo with a 0.85 rating.

This week’s taped post-Takeover 36 episode had full spoilers available ahead of time, and the full line-up was available – Million Dollar Celebration with new Million Dollar Champion Cameron Grimes and WWE Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase, Ridge Holland vs. Timothy Thatcher, Kay Lee Ray vs. Valentina Feroz, Xyon Quinn vs. Boa, Kacy Catanzaro and Kayden Carter vs. Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne, Carmelo Hayes vs. Odyssey Jones in the Breakout Tournament finals, Legado del Fantasma vs. Hit Row in the six-man main event, plus appearances by new NXT Champion Samoa Joe, NXT Women’s Champion Raquel Gonzalez, Johnny Gargano, and more.

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Below is our 2021 NXT Viewership Tracker, along with the Top 10 moments from this week’s show:

January 6 Episode: 641,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (New Year’s Evil episode)
January 13 Episode: 551,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 20 Episode: 659,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
January 27 Episode: 720,000 viewers with a 0.21 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 3 Episode: 610,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 10 Episode: 558,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic
February 17 Episode: 713,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Takeover episode)
February 24 Episode: 734,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 3 Episode: 692,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 10 Episode: 691,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 17 Episode: 597,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 24 Episode: 678,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
March 31 Episode: 654,000 viewers with a 0.21 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 7 Episode: 768,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Takeover: Stand & Deliver Night 1 episode, also aired on Peacock/WWE Network, final Wednesday show)
TUESDAY NIGHT TIMESLOT BEGINS
April 13 Episode: 805,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Post-Takeover episode, first Tuesday show)
April 20 Episode: 841,000 viewers with a 0.23 rating in the 18-49 demographic
April 27 Episode: 744,000 viewers with a 0.22 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 4 Episode: 761,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 11 Episode: 697,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 18 Episode: 700,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
May 25 Episode: 698,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 1 Episode: 668,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 8 Episode: 669,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 15 Episode: 695,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-Takeover episode)
June 22 Episode: 665,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic
June 29 Episode: 636,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 6 Episode: 654,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Great American Bash episode)
July 13 Episode: 705,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 20 Episode: 709,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
July 27 Episode: 520,000 viewers with a 0.12 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped Syfy episode)
August 3 Episode: 520,000 viewers with a 0.10 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped Syfy episode)
August 10 Episode: 751,000 viewers with a 0.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 17 Episode: 654,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
August 24 Episode: 685,000 viewers with a 0.16 rating in the 18-49 demographic (taped post-Takeover 36 episode)
August 31 Episode:

2020 Total: 37.027 million viewers over 53 episodes
2020 Average: 698,623 viewers per episode

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