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Seth Rollins draws big rating for WWE NXT appearance

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Seth Rollins appeared on WWE NXT this week and his presence seemingly helped the show draw a really good rating and viewership.

According to a new report from WrestleNomics, the show was watched by 773,000 viewers on average, including about 300,000 aged 18 to 49, for a 0.23 P18-49 rating.

In terms of where the show ranked, NXT was #2 in P18-49 among cable originals for the day, which is the best ranking NXT has ever had. When you include broadcast primetime, the show ranked 9th overall.

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Impressively, this was NXT’s highest P18-49 viewership since October 28, 2020. That episode of the show was a Halloween Havoc-branded episode. Beyond that, this week’s show is the highest total viewership since April 20th, 2021.

In terms of the week-on-week metrics, NXT was up 33% in total viewership. Among viewers 18-49, viewership was up 46%.

The television deal for NXT is set to come up in the near future, so having stars the level of Seth Rollins on the show and bringing in impressive numbers certainly helps when it comes to rights negotiations.

It remains to be seen whether or not Rollins will be making another appearance on the show anytime soon, or whether his opponent Bron Breakker will head to RAW.

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