Report On AEW In The UK Drawing More Viewers Than WWE

Cody Rhodes shared a graphic on Twitter which touted AEW’s viewership numbers in the United Kingdom. Here were the stats listed:

* AEW Dynamite is beating the first-run broadcast of all its competitors in the UK for audience volume.

* Dynamite’s audience is over 5 times that of NXT, double that of Smackdown and almost double of Raw.

* It is almost double the audience of Impact Wrestling, which had been airing in the same time slot as Dynamite and also on a free-to-air channel.

* Dynamite benefits from reaching considerably more people than any of its competitors.

* Full episodes of Dynamite on ITV4 have reached 2.8m people, based on 5+ consecutive minutes of viewing.

* In its first year AEW programming on ITV channels reached 6.7m people, based on them having at least 5 consecutive minutes of viewing.

WWE programming currently airs live on BT Sport (subscription service) while Dynamite airs a couple of days later for free on ITV4. Here are numbers from the end of September courtesy of

RAW live on September 28th – 70,300
NXT live on September 30th – did not chart
Smackdown live on October 2nd – 50,700
AEW Dynamite from September 30th (aired October 2nd) – 149,000