Tuesday’s live edition of WWE NXT 2.0 drew 591,000 viewers on the USA Network, according to Nielsen via Showbuzz Daily.

This is up 5.35% from last week’s 561,000 viewers.

Tuesday’s NXT episode drew a 0.11 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. This is down 21.42% from last week’s 0.14 rating in the key demo. The 0.11 rating represents 148,000 18-49 viewers, which is down 15.90% from the 176,000 18-49 viewers that last week’s 0.14 key demo rating represented, according to Wrestlenomics.

NXT ranked #46 on the Cable Top 150 this week with the 0.11 rating in the 18-49 key demographic. This is down from last week’s #36 ranking.

NXT ranked #69 in viewership on cable this week. This is up from last week’s #72 ranking.

Tuesday’s NXT drew the fourth-lowest audience since the show was re-branded to NXT 2.0 in mid-September. The 0.11 key demo rating was tied with the November 16 and December 7 episodes for the lowest key demo rating in NXT history on the USA Network. The show had significant sports competition from the NFL on network TV, plus the NBA and college basketball on cable. This week’s viewership was up 5.35% from last week, while the key demo rating was down 21.42% from last week.

This week’s NXT viewership was down 15.32% from the episode that aired one year ago, while the 18-49 key demo rating was down 42.10% from the show that aired one year ago. The 2020 episode was the Very Gargano Christmas special, and did not air head-to-head with AEW Dynamite.

The NBA game between the Lakers and the Suns on TNT topped the night in the 18-49 demographic on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.49 rating, drawing 1.457 million viewers. The Five on FOX News topped the night on cable in viewership with 3.432 million viewers, ranking #7 on the Cable Top 150 with a 0.22 key demo rating.

The NFL game between the Eagles and Washington on FOX topped the night on network TV in viewership with an average of 14.899 million viewers. The NFL game at 7pm also topped the night on network TV in the 18-49 key demo with a 3.78 rating.

This week’s live NXT featured several happenings advertised ahead of time – AJ Styles making a special appearance to confront Grayson Waller, Elektra Lopez vs. Io Shirai, Joe Gacy issuing a public apology for Harland’s attack on Brian Kendrick, Dakota Kai vs. Raquel Gonzalez in a Street Fight, Trick Williams vs. Dexter Lumis, The Grizzled Young Veterans vs. The Creed Brothers, Von Wagner continuing his path of destruction, plus Tony D’Angelo vs. Pete Dunne, which ended up being the main event.

Stay tuned for more pro wrestling ratings data.

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: 717,000 viewers with a 0.17 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped episode)
September 7 Episode: 601,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Taped episode)
September 14 Episode: 770,000 viewers with a 0.21 rating in the 18-49 demographic (NXT 2.0 revamp episode)
September 21 Episode: 746,000 viewers with a 0.20 rating in the 18-49 demographic
September 28 Episode: 655,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 5 Episode: 632,000 viewers with a 0.13 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 12 Episode: 632,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 19 Episode: 606,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
October 26 Episode: 746,000 viewers with a 0.18 rating in the 18-49 demographic (Halloween Havoc episode)
November 2 Episode: 631,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 9 Episode: 603,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 16 Episode: 574,000 viewers with a 0.11 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 23 Episode: 625,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
November 30 Episode: 637,000 viewers with a 0.15 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 7 Episode: 590,000 viewers with a 0.11 rating in the 18-49 demographic (post-WarGames episode)
December 14 Episode: 561,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 21 Episode: 591,000 viewers with a 0.11 rating in the 18-49 demographic
December 28 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

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