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Saturday’s AEW Collision Gets Lowest Viewership Yet, Significant Drop After Tony Khan Announcement

September 6, 2023 | Posted by Joseph Lee
AEW Collision Tony Khan Image Credit: AEW

Wrestlenomics reports that Saturday’s episode of AEW Collision had the lowest viewership in the show’s history, with a significant drop after the first quarter. That quarter, of course, featured Tony Khan announcing the firing of CM Punk from AEW. The show opened with 472,000 viewers and the second quarter had 383,000, a loss of 19% of the audience (89,000 viewers).

Overall, Saturday’s episode had 345,000 viewers (down from last week’s 552,000). It also had an 0.11 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, down significantly from last week’s 0.16.

Controversy aside, the show also had competition from NCAA Football, MLB and WWE Payback. NBC’s coverage of college football had 3.029 million viewers and an 0.57 rating. ABC’s coverage had 2.921 million viewers and an 0.76 rating. CBS coverage had 1.09 million viewers and an 0.22 rating. Finally, MLB on FOX had 1.586 million viewers and an 0.24 rating.

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