Thursday’s taped post-Hardcore Justice edition of Impact Wrestling, featuring the Rebellion press conference for AEW World Champion Kenny Omega vs. Impact World Champion Rich Swann, drew 132,000 viewers on AXS TV, according to Showbuzz Daily. The show drew a 0.04 rating in the key 18-49 demographic.
This was the second Impact episode to air on Thursday nights. This week’s Impact ranked #138 on the Cable Top 150 for the key demo, and ranked #144 for the night on cable in viewership.
These numbers are down from last week’s first Thursday night episode, the go-home show for Hardcore Justice, which drew 168,000 viewers with a 0.06 rating in the key demo. Last week’s show ranked #115 on the Cable Top 150 for the key demo, and #135 for the night on cable in viewership.
Despite the press conference angle with AEW’s Omega and Tony Khan, Impact was down 21.4% in viewership this week, and down 33.3% in the 18-49 key demo rating. This was the second-lowest audience of the year behind the March 23 show. The 0.04 key demo rating tied with six other episodes to be the second-lowest in the demo for this year. This week’s Impact viewership was down 12.6% from the same week in 2020.