Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 12

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper We had a fucking tie last week in television ratings…Seriously? A tie? Both NXT and AEW drew a 778,000 television audience and last night’s shows were buried, especially on social media, thanks to the Democrats false sense of hope, which is what they call “impeachment.” Sore losers is much better.  Anyway, let’s jump into Week 12 of the Wednesday Night … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 12

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Exclusive: Kevin Owens talks to Booker T about In-Ring Influences, Developing Promo Skills and Social Media

FLAGGED has this exclusive first look at 2x WWE Hall of Famer Booker T speaking with current WWE Superstar Kevin Owens about his early life, how he got into wrestling, his favorite superstars, and how he developed his promo skills. Owens also discusses his recent run in WWE, being on the road, the advice that Stone Cold Steve Austin gave him, why Shawn Michales vs. … Continue reading Exclusive: Kevin Owens talks to Booker T about In-Ring Influences, Developing Promo Skills and Social Media

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 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

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

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