Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 10

by Chad Cooper NXT has won the ratings battle the last two weeks. If you read the Wednesday Night Wars’ report last week, you know that I shit on AEW Dynamite’s episode and it showed in the TV ratings as Tony Khan’s crew bottomed out with a 663K viewing audience, which was their lowest watched show in 9 episodes.  Head to head TV ratings:  Week … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 10

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The Wednesday Night Wars | Thanksgiving Edition

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Thanksgiving edition of the Wednesday Night Wars…What a week NXT had, beginning last Wednesday as they beat AEW in the TV ratings and had one of, if not, the best PPV events of the year with NXT Takeover. That momentum rolled over into WWE’s Survivor Series as NXT also had a helluva night.  Head to head TV ratings:  Week 8: … Continue reading The Wednesday Night Wars | Thanksgiving Edition

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

Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 6

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Week 6 of the Wednesday Night Wars as both shows come into the week off all-time low viewership (as marks say due to Game 7 of the World Series). AEW will their “go home” show as their “Full Gear” PPV is scheduled for this Saturday night and NXT invaded RAW & Smackdown, so the stakes were high for both shows. … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 6

Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 5

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper We head into the second month of the “Wednesday Night Wars.” As both shows continue to heat up with great action, both shows have also trended down each week and have yet to gain viewers from the previous week. A lot of that has to do with the World Series and Wednesday’s ratings won’t be any better as the Washington … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 5

Wednesday Night Wars | Week 4 Recap

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper We are officially 1 month into the “Wednesday Night Wars” and both shows continue to provide quality entertainment. NXT has given us better wrestling matches, but if you are into bigger names and production, AEW has the edge.   Television ratings:  Week 1: AEW (1.409 million), NXT (891K) Week 2: AEW (1.018 million), NXT (790K) Week 3: AEW (1.014 million), … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars | Week 4 Recap

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

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

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HUNGman: How Being The Elite Prepared Adam Page for All Out Title Opportunity

For “Hangman” Adam Page, Saturday night’s All Elite Wrestling heavyweight championship match against Chris Jericho Saturday night at ALL OUT represents the culmination of a long, hard journey to the top of the wrestling industry that otherwise may not have existed without a dick joke and the creative freedom of Being The Elite. Before appearing as part of the fan-favorite webshow started by The Young … Continue reading HUNGman: How Being The Elite Prepared Adam Page for All Out Title Opportunity