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AEW Collision Ratings: This week’s episode sees a DOWNTURN in numbers (21/10/23)

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AEW Collision, the wrestling show that has been making waves in the industry, experienced a dip in its viewership numbers for its episode aired on 21st October 2023. Let’s delve into the details.

AEW faced stiff competition on the night of the episode. Not only was there IMPACT Wrestling’s Bound For Glory event happening simultaneously but there was also a plethora of Saturday night television shows to contend with.

Such competition can often split the audience, leading to reduced numbers for individual shows.

AEW Collision: Viewership Numbers in Detail

The episode in question managed to attract 482,000 viewers, marking a decline from the previous week’s 504,000. A significant portion of this viewership, 189,000 to be precise, belonged to the coveted 18 to 49 age demographic, according to a new report from Forbes’ Alfred Konuwa.

This demographic is often considered vital by advertisers and broadcasters alike, making its numbers crucial for the show’s success.

Highlights from the Episode

The episode kicked off with a much-anticipated dream match between Andrade El Idolo and Bryan Danielson. Additionally, Skye Blue secured a victory over HollyHood Haley J, a result that took many by surprise given Haley J’s reputation from OVW and her recent Netflix fame.

The episode also featured Austin & Colton Gunn besting The Outrunners in a tag team bout. Not to be left out, Malakai Black marked his return to AEW television during this episode, adding to its star-studded lineup.

Comparing with Previous Episodes

For context, the episode from 14th October garnered 504,000 viewers with a 0.14 rating in the 18-49 demographic. This was the highest the show had achieved since 26th August, even with competition from multiple college football games.

Such fluctuations in viewership are not uncommon in the television industry, especially for shows that face stiff competition.

FAQ

  • Did the viewership for AEW Collision decrease this week?
    • Yes, the viewership for the 21st October episode was 482,000, down from 504,000 the previous week.
  • Who were the standout performers in this episode?
    • Andrade El Idolo, Bryan Danielson, Skye Blue, HollyHood Haley J, Austin & Colton Gunn, and Malakai Black were among the highlights.
  • How did the 18-49 demographic perform?
    • The episode attracted 189,000 viewers from the 18-49 age demographic.
  • Has AEW Collision faced competition before?
    • Yes, in the past, the show has faced competition from events like college football games.
  • Who is behind AEW Collision?
    • Tony Khan is the key figure driving AEW Collision.

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