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Wrestling Journalist Devastated as AEW Dynamite Beats WWE NXT Again

Wrestling Journalist Devastated as AEW Dynamite Beats WWE NXT Again

What a roller coaster of a week, am I right? The Chadster was riding so high after Monday's numbers came out showing WWE at the top of the cable ratings charts. But after Wedensday's ratings came out showing AEW Dynamite once again beat NXT, The Chadster is right back down low again. In the entire […]

Donald Trump Should Be Impeached for Ruining the Wrestling Ratings

Donald Trump Should Be Impeached for Ruining the Wrestling Ratings

A lot of complaints have been leveled against former president Donald Trump, many of them quite serious. But none are more important than this one: the WWE Hall-of-Famer has been wreaking havoc on the pro wrestling TV ratings for months! The Chadster says: enough! It's time to hold Donald Trump accountable for his actions once […]

AEW Dynamite Loses Ground Against NXT But Still Wins the Week

AEW Dynamite Loses Ground Against NXT But Still Wins the Week

AEW Dynamite defeated WWE NXT in the ratings once again this week, but it was a close call. Though cable news subsided somewhat compared to last week's numbers, both wrestling shows did have to compete with the NBA and reality television. The Chadster is here to break down for you… he means, to break it […]

AEW Dynamite Beats WWE NXT as Joe Biden Dominates Ratings

AEW Dynamite Beats WWE NXT as Joe Biden Dominates Ratings

AEW Dynamite defeated WWE NXT in the ratings once again this week amidst the backdrop of a night dominated by cable news as Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States. The full ratings report from Showbuzz Daily was delayed due to the Martin Luther King holiday at the beginning of […]

Donald Trump Coup Attempt Beats AEW Dynamite WWE NXT in Ratings

Donald Trump Coup Attempt Beats AEW Dynamite, WWE NXT in Ratings

WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump struck a blow not only against American democracy on Wednesday, but also on his former colleagues in the pro wrestling business. A rampaging mob of Trump's dangerously moronic and gullible supporters ransacked the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday afternoon in an attempt to disrupt Congressional proceedings to verify President-Elect Joe […]

AEW Dynamite Gained Viewers for Brodie Lee Tribute Show

AEW Dynamite Gained Viewers for Brodie Lee Tribute Show

Not that ratings had anything to do with the motivation behind putting on what even a diehard NXT fan like The Chadster has to admit was a touching and beautiful tribute show, AEW Dynamite this week drew almost a million viewers for its special episode celebrating the life of Brodie Lee. It looks like many […]

AEW Dynamite Time Shift Has No Effect on Wednesday Wrestling Ratings

AEW Dynamite Time Shift Has No Effect on Wednesday Wrestling Ratings

Ho ho ho! Merry Chadmas! The ratings are in for this week's Wednesday Night Wars, and with NXT running unopposed and Dynamite starting over two hours later than normal due to an NBA game, the ratings were.. pretty much normal Dynamite still beat NXT in both overall viewership and in the 18-49 demographic AEW and[...]

AEW Dynamite Ratings and Viewership Return to Normal Still Beat NXT

AEW Dynamite Ratings and Viewership Return to Normal, Still Beat NXT

Vince McMahon's nightmare scenario, and The Chadster's too for that matter, did not come true. AEW Dynamite will not be the highest-rated wrestling show this week as AEW Dynamite returned to its normal range in the 18-49 demo. WWE Raw set a new record earlier this week for low ratings, and if Dynamite stayed close […]

Tony Schiavone Leads AEW Dynamite to Huge Ratings Victory

Tony Schiavone Leads AEW Dynamite to Huge Ratings Victory

AEW Dynamite failed to top a million viewers for its post-Winter-is-Coming episode, but it came awfully dang close. With the fallout from last week's special episode, including the first words from newly-signed legend Sting, an appearance by NBA great Shaq, and an in-ring promo from Don Callis and Kenny Omega after Omega's shocking heel turn […]

Sting Kenny Omega Shockers Boost AEW Dynamite to 2020 Ratings High

Sting, Kenny Omega Shockers Boost AEW Dynamite to 2020 Ratings High

While last week may have come down to a viewership tie, there's no question about it this week. AEW Dynamite handily defeated WWE NXT in the ratings with their Winter is Coming episode. Showbuzz Daily still doesn't have their charts up yet, so we don't know where Dynamite and NXT ranked amongst the rest of […]

Impact Wrestling Gets Retroactive AEW Bump Breaks Top 150

Impact Wrestling Gets Retroactive AEW Bump, Breaks Top 150

In a stunning display of the power of the "AEW bump," Impact Wrestling broke into the top 150 cable shows for the first time in recent memory. Amazingly, Impact aired on Tuesday night; nobody had any idea that AEW would run a crossover with Impact starting the following day, Wednesday, on Dynamite at Winter is […]

Updated Ratings Show Viewer Tie Between NXT and AEW Dynamite

Updated Ratings Show Viewer Tie Between NXT and AEW Dynamite

Bad news for wrestling journalists who can only perform sexually when NXT defeats AEW in the ratings: last week's big viewership win for NXT over AEW Dynamite has been changed to a tie. Updated numbers now put Dynamite and NXT both at 712,000 overall viewers, which means that, since Dynamite did significantly better with viewers […]

WWE NXT Beats AEW Dynamite by 2000 Viewers in Ratings Showdown

WWE NXT Beats AEW Dynamite by 2000 Viewers in Ratings Showdown

In a stunning upset victory that will be spoken of throughout the ages, WWE NXT narrowly eeked out a win over AEW Dynamite in overall viewership for the episodes airing on Thanksgiving Eve last week. The ratings were delayed due to the holiday weekend, but it turned out to be worth the wait when they […]

Ratings: AEW Dynamite Returns to Top 10 WWE NXT Still Outside Top 50

Ratings: AEW Dynamite Returns to Top 10, WWE NXT Still Outside Top 50

The Wednesday night ratings are in, and it looks like another big loss for WWE NXT. Despite North American and Women's Championship matches, NXT gained just 6,000 viewers over last week. Dynamite, on the other hand, topped 800,000 viewers and rebounded from an election-related slump that's affected both shows over the past several weeks. AEW […]

AEW Dynamite Destroys NXT Amidst Cable News Ratings Dominance

AEW Dynamite Destroys NXT Amidst Cable News Ratings Dominance

The television landscape still hasn't returned to normal post-election, with cable news continuing to draw big ratings thanks as anxiety over whether WWE Hall-of-Famer President Donald Trump will concede his obvious loss in the election to President-Elect Joe Biden looms as a threat to American democracy.[caption id="attachment_1206217" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo for AEW Dynamite.[/caption] AEW[...]

Raw Ratings Rebound in Joe Bidens America

Raw Ratings Rebound in Joe Biden's America

After scoring its lowest viewership since the launch of the Thunderdome for last week's pre-election episode, WWE Raw has come back to draw more viewers now that Joe Biden has convincingly won the electoral college in a landslide victory. Like the stock market, Raw viewers appear bullish on the wrestling economy now that WWE Hall-of-Famer […]

This Weeks Most Important Contest Decided: AEW Dynamite Beats NXT

This Week's Most Important Contest Decided: AEW Dynamite Beats NXT

AEW Dynamite defeated WWE NXT in ratings and viewership on a Wednesday night dominated by election coverage. Most of the attention this week has been focused on who will be the next president of the United States, Donald Trump or Joe Biden, but equally if not more important is which pro wrestling show was more […]

Has Vince McMahon Given Up on NXT Ever Beating AEW

Has Vince McMahon Given Up on NXT Ever Beating AEW?

But this year, NXT isn't even a part of the event.On a recent episode of Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer said that the decision comes down to Vince McMahon, and he speculated that Vince may have given up on ever winning "The Wednesday Night Wars" and is now just hoping nobody brings it up anymore[...]

WWE NXT Recap &#8211 Tables Ladders and Scares for Candice LeRea

WWE NXT Recap – Tables, Ladders, and Scares for Candice LeRea

We'll tell you all about it right here in part one of The Shovel: Wednesday Night Wars Edition covering AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT Tonight is a special Halloween Havoc episode of NXT, and we're just two weeks away from AEW Full Gear.I'm Jude Terror This is The Shovel: Wednesday Night Wars Edition, a form[...]

WWE NXT Recap &#8211 Cameron Grimes Visits the Haunted House of Horrors

WWE NXT Recap – Cameron Grimes Visits the Haunted House of Horrors

We'll tell you all about it right here in part one of The Shovel: Wednesday Night Wars Edition covering AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT Tonight is a special Halloween Havoc episode of NXT, and we're just two weeks away from AEW Full Gear.I'm Jude Terror This is The Shovel: Wednesday Night Wars Edition, a form[...]