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Viewership of this week’s NXT 2.0 dropped to a five week low. 569,000 viewers watched the show, which featured Carmelo Hayes vs. Santos Escobar and fallout from last week’s NXT Tag Team Championship gauntlet match. That viewership numbers is down from 610,000 last week. In the adult 18-49 demo graphic, this week’s show drew a 0.12 ratings — flat to last weeks rating in the demo.
In addition to Hayes vs. Escobar, this week’s episode also contained follow-up material in the Bron Breakker and Joe Gacy feud. For the third week in a row, Gacy taunted Breakker with supernatural happenings including strange voices and mirrors. In the end, Gacy pushed Breakker off of a high ledge and stared down on him as the show went off the air.
Rok-C made her NXT debut on this week’s show. She defeated Jacy Jayne of Toxic Attraction. Grayson Waller also defeated his former tag team partner, Sanga, in singles competition after turning on him last week.
NXT announced that they would host a special Spring Breakin event on May 3. Two matches have been announced for that show. Bron Breakker will face Joe Gacy for the NXT Championship and Cameron Grimes will defend the North American Championship against Solo Sikoa and Carmelo Hayes in a triple threat match.