AEW Extends TNT TV Deal Through 2023, Adds A New Show

Great news for wrestling fans as AEW just announced a massive multi-year extension to broadcast on the TNT network. The promotion, headed by Tony Khan put out the following press release today: AEW: Dynamite has consistently ranked in the top 20 for weekly cable shows. In addition to Dynamite and AEW Dark on YouTube, another series has also been announced. No details were been made available … Continue reading AEW Extends TNT TV Deal Through 2023, Adds A New Show

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Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 8

by Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Week 8 of the Wednesday Night Wars was very intense. It was the “go home” show for NXT as they have “Takeover” and Survivor Series this weekend while AEW countered with Nick Jackson-Fenix and Moxley-Darby Allin.  Head to head TV ratings:  Week 7: AEW (957K), NXT (750K) Week 6: AEW (822K), NXT (813K) Week 5: AEW (759K), NXT (580K) Week … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 8

AEW vs NXT: Wednesday Night Wars | Week 3 Review

by Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper It’s Week 3 of the “Wednesday Night Wars.” AEW Dynamite reigned again in Week 2, but numbers were way down for them and NXT. The excuse? Baseball playoffs. Well, with Astros/Yankees Game 4 being postponed, one would think numbers would increase for both programs.   Television ratings:  Week 1: AEW (1.409 million), NXT (891K) Week 2: AEW (1.018 million), NXT … Continue reading AEW vs NXT: Wednesday Night Wars | Week 3 Review

WWE Loses the Ratings War to “Piss-Ant” AEW Promotion

Last night was the official start of the Wednesday Night Wrestling Wars. It was the first time AEW and WWE (NXT) would go head-to-head on live TV. The Nielsen ratings are in so let’s break down the numbers. First off, regardless of the brand, 3+ million fans watched pro wrestling on a Wednesday night so that truly is a win-win for everyone. As you can … Continue reading WWE Loses the Ratings War to “Piss-Ant” AEW Promotion

The Wednesday Night Wars Begin with a Bang

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper The build up to the second coming of the Monday Night Wars, which has now been dubbed Wednesday Night Wars, was more than a wrestling fan could have ever imagined as AEW “Dynamite” and WWE NXT went toe-to-toe for the first time ever. With wrestling on TV literally five to six nights a week thanks to ROH, Impact and MLW, … Continue reading The Wednesday Night Wars Begin with a Bang