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WWE NXT draws best viewership of 2022

The show had a big increase despite facing tough sports competition.

Tuesday night's episode of WWE NXT averaged 737,000 viewers on the USA Network, up 17.9 percent from last week. It's the largest audience total for the show since October 26, 2021, which was last year's Halloween Havoc.

In the 18-49 demo, NXT finished 14th on the cable charts with a 0.15 rating. That's up 15.4 percent from last week. The charts were dominated by MLB playoff coverage on TBS and FS1, and there was also tough sports competition from the opening night of the NHL season on ESPN.

NXT's ratings were even or up from last week in every demo. The largest increase was with males 12-34, which were up 66.7 percent to a 0.10 rating. The show also had a 13.9 percent increase in its biggest demo, people over 50. NXT's 0.41 rating in that category was its second largest in almost two years.

Listed below are the last 11 weeks of overall viewership and individual demo ratings for NXT, as well as the 10-week averages in all categories. This week's show was up 9.9 percent overall but even in 18-49 as compared to the recent averages.

NXT ratings