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AEW Dynamite & WWE NXT ratings down against MLB, cable news

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Going against stronger than usual competition from the cable news channels as well as game two of the World Series, AEW Dynamite averaged 753,000 viewers last night on TNT. That's down 8.9 percent from last week and is identical to the number Dynamite did two weeks ago. 

NXT on the USA Network was down 1.1 percent in overall viewers. NXT averaged 644,000 viewers last night, almost the exact same number as each of the last two weeks. 

The MLB World Series game averaged 8.9 million viewers on Fox with the first two hours going directly against both Dynamite and NXT. 

In the 18-49 demo, Dynamite averaged a 0.30 rating. That's identical to last week and was 13th overall on cable in that category last night. NXT failed to make the top 50 chart in the demo for the third straight week, averaging a 0.16 rating. That's down 5.9 percent from last week. It was 56th overall on cable after finishing 51st the last two weeks. 

The combined viewership of 1.397 million viewers was down 5.4 percent from last week and almost the same as the 1.392 million the shows did two weeks ago. 

The strongest demo category for AEW was men 18-49, where Dynamite did a 0.39 rating. That was fourth overall on cable and the highest rating for any non-news programming. 

Year-over-year, Dynamite was down 33.3 percent in the 18-49 demo and 21.8 percent in overall viewers. NXT was down 23.8 percent in 18-49 and 7.7 percent overall. 

Here's a look at the last 10 weeks of viewership for both Dynamite and NXT as well as 18-49 demo numbers: