The primary week of WWE’s rebranded NXT 2.0 impressed within the scores. However that raised the query of how a lot of that was fleeting curiosity for the extra colourful, youth-focused present, and the way a lot was enduring curiosity?
Two weeks price of information isn’t sufficient to reply that query. However early returns stay promising.
According to Showbuzz Daily, the Sept. 21 episode was watched by an viewers of 746,000. That’s only a drop off from the premiere of NXT 2.0 final Tuesday. The present’s .20 ranking amongst 18 – 49 yr olds was additionally solely a slight drop off from the week earlier than.
Ideally, WWE and USA would like to see these numbers develop for the brand new look developmental present. However for proper now, they’ll in all probability blissful 2.0 is delivering towards the high-end of what the black-and-yellow model of the present was doing. NXT completed simply exterior the highest ten on the cable originals listing final evening; a month in the past, it was exterior the highest 30.
Right here’s a take a look at the black-and-gold model’s viewership and 18 – 49 yr outdated demo ranking since they moved to Tuesdays after WrestleMania 37.
* Pre-taped episode that aired on SyFy