Originally published at NXT 2.0 sees increase in return to USA Network, #43 on cable
NXT 2.0 returned to the USA Network and saw an uptick in its viewership after two weeks on Syfy.
The numbers represented increases of 16.5 percent in overall viewership and 8 percent in the 18-49 demographic from last week’s episode.
Excluding the Syfy episodes, NXT had been averaging 626,000 viewers and 178,000 in 18-49 over the previous five episodes on USA before the Olympics.
NXT finished #43 among cable originals on Wednesday
The show was highlighted by a rare match involving a main roster performer as Dolph Ziggler defeated Tommaso Ciampa after interference by Robert Roode. The ending set up a tag match for next week’s episode with Ziggler & Roode scheduled to face Bron Breakker & Ciampa.