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Ratings Breakdown For This Week’s NXT

April 16, 2021 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Karrion Kross NXT

As previously reported, NXT’s move to Tuesday nights brought an increase in numbers, as it pulled in 805,000 viewers and a 0.22 rating (282,000 viewers) in the key 18-49 demographic. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter has a detailed ratings breakdown, including quarter by quarter.

Overall, NXT was in eighth place for teh night, beating the NBA game on TNT (656,000 and a 0.22 rating). It was eighteenth in women 18-49, sixth in males 18-49, twenty-sixth in 18-34 and seventh in males 12-34. Total viewers were up 4.8%, 18-49 was up 2.1% and 18-34 was up 6.1% from last week.

Here’s a look at the show quarter by quarter:

Q1: Karrion Kross promo – 807,000 viewers, 318,000 in 18-49
Q2: MSK vs. Killian Dain & Drake Maverick – 748,000 viewers (down 59,000), 263,000 in 18-49 (down 55,000)
Q3: Adam Cole & Kyle O’Reilly video/Mercedes Martinez vs. Jessi Kamea/The Way interview – 762,000 viewers (up 14,000), 269,000 in 18-49 (up 6,000)
Q4: Isaiah Scott promo/Santos Escobar vs. KUSHIDA – 796,000 viewers (up 34,000), 287,000 in 18-49 (up 18,000)
Q5: End of Escobar vs. KUSHIDA/Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher interview/Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez come to the ring – 892,000 viewers (up 96,000), 323,000 in 18-49 (up 36,000)
Q6: Raquel Gonzalez, Franky Monet, Rhea Ripley & Bianca Belair segment/Pete Dunne interview/Sarray video – 865,000 viewers (down 27,000), 309,000 in 18-49 (down 20,000)
Q7: Leon Ruff vs. Isaiah Scott/Zoey Stark promo/Mercedes Martinez promo – 748,000 viewers (down 117,000), 240,000 in 18-49 (down 69,000)
Q8: WALTER promo/Ruff attacks Scott/The Way vs. Dexter Lumis, Bronson Reed, Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon – 786,000 viewers (up 18,000), 277,000 in 18-49 (up 37,000)
Overrun: End of 8-person tag team match – 925,000 viewers (up 139,000), 337,000 in 18-49 (up 60,000)

The show had a 0.12 in 12-17 (up 9.1%), 0.10 in 18-34 (up 6.1%), 0.34 in 35-49 (up 0.9%) and 0.40 in 50+ (up 5.3%).
The audience was 57.6% male in 18-49 and 71.7% male in 12-17.

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