NXT has small increase for taped episode following TakeOver 36

Originally published at NXT has small increase for taped episode following TakeOver 36

Tuesday’s taped edition of NXT showed an increase over last week’s episode coming off the TakeOver 36 event on Sunday.

The August 24th edition averaged 685,000 viewers and 205,000 (0.16) in the 18-49 demographic, per Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics.

The show finished 27th for the night on cable, according to the Showbuzz Daily chart. Cable news programming dominated the night with seven of the top ten slots on Tuesday led by Tucker Carlson on Fox News.

This week’s episode was up marginally from last week’s figures of 654,000 and 200,000 in 18-49, increases of 4.7 percent and 2.5 percent respectively.

In Canada, NXT averaged 87,400 viewers and 37,400 in the 25-54 demographic on Sportsnet 360. Those figures were down from 93,700 and 45,900 respectively last week. This week’s number is still on the high end of how NXT has performed in Canada this year.

NXT held two days of tapings this past week and won’t be going live again until September 14th, which will feature the wedding between Dexter Lumis and Indi Hartwell.

Below is a breakdown of the key demos from Showbuzz Daily with last week’s figures in brackets:

ADULTS 18-49: 0.16 (0.15)

FEMALES 18-49: 0.10 (0.07)

MALES 18-49
: 0.21 (0.23)

ADULTS 18-34: 0.10 (0.10)

FEMALES 12-34: 0.05 (0.05)

MALES 12-34:
0.15 (0.16)

ADULTS 25-54:
0.20 (0.19)

ADULTS 50+: 0.38 (0.36)