AEW Dynamite viewership stayed over a million viewers Wednesday for AEW Grand Slam with 1.039 million total viewers. This quantity is down 12% from final week. AEW’s 18-49 ranking additionally noticed a lower with a 0.35 ranking in comparison with final week’s 0.39. Final 12 months’s AEW Dynamite Grand Slam drew 1.273 million viewers with a 0.48 in 18-49. Regardless of the disappointing quantity for one in every of its greatest TV reveals of the 12 months, Dynamite was No. 1 on cable and this marked the fifth consecutive week AEW Dynamite scored a million or extra viewers.
AEW Dynamite Grand Slam noticed the debut of Saraya—previously often known as Paige—and two new champions. Jon Moxley regained the AEW World Championship with a win over Bryan Danielson, whereas The Acclaimed dethroned Swerve in our Glory within the evening’s actual predominant occasion.
AEW Dynamite Grand Slam emanated from Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, N.Y. Regardless of a significantly smaller crowd—of simply over 12,000 followers that didn’t even come near promoting out the venue in comparison with roughly 20,000 followers final 12 months—AEW Dynamite Grand Slam turned AEW’s first tv broadcast to attract a $1 million gate. The truth that AEW completed this feat with out CM Punk must be vindicating to Tony Khan, who took credit score for AEW’s first $1 million home throughout his now-infamous meltdown after AEW All Out.
“When someone [Hangman Adam Page] who hasn’t finished a rattling factor on this enterprise jeopardizes the primary million-dollar home that this firm has ever drawn off of my again and goes on nationwide tv and does that, it’s a shame to this trade. It’s a shame to this firm,” mentioned Punk throughout his fiery rant. Punk is reportedly not expected back in AEW as a buyout of his contract is probably going.
AEW Dynamite Grand Slam 2022 Scores
- AEW Dynamite Complete Viewership: 1.039 million
- AEW Dynamite 18-49 Ranking: 0.35
Regardless of being stricken by turmoil, questionable management and a latest surge in momentum throughout WWE’s Triple H Period, AEW Dynamite has rebounded solidly in viewership. With an eventful September coming to a detailed, October will even function a number of large reveals. AEW Dynamite is ready to make its debut in Toronto on October 12, then the next week, Dynamite will go head-to-head with WWE NXT on Tuesday, October 18 as a result of a pre-emption. AEW President Tony Khan wasted little time reserving the present as soon as AEW Grand Slam went off the air.
“At this 12 months’s first Tuesday evening Dynamite, October 18th, in Cincinnati, Ohio, The winner of the Grand Slam Golden Ticket Battle Royal will get a shot on the first-ever three-time AEW World Champion, Jon Moxley, if he’s nonetheless the champion on that Tuesday,” mentioned Khan.
Tuesday’s WWE NXT can be set to be the go-home present for NXT TakeOver: Halloween Havoc.