Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 11

by Chad Cooper Head into Week 11 of the Wednesday Night Wars. Last week, AEW claimed a very small victory in the ratings wars. AEW was in the Lone Star State on Wednesday night Garland near Dallas while NXT is back at Full Sail University in Florida. Let’s get to the shows… Head to head TV ratings:  Week 10: AEW (851K), NXT (845K) Week 9: … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 11

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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

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 | 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

Wednesday Night Wars | Week 2 Recap

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper  It’s Week 2 of the “Wednesday Night Wars” after AEW Dynamite dominated (as expected) the television ratings despite NXT having the overall better wrestling matches last week. Nonetheless, wrestling on Wednesday nights are dope.  AEW Dynamite 1st match: Young Bucks v. Private Party Hot opener here and Private Party are rolling. I am very impressed with Quen and even more … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars | Week 2 Recap

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