Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 7

by Chad Cooper Week 7 of the Wednesday Night Wars. It’s the first “AEW Dynamite” show after a PPV and NXT continues to push towards War Games & Survivor Series. NXT will nearly a 250K viewership bump last week and AEW saw a 60K increase. This week’s shows went up against the CMA Awards. Who cares, right? Head to head TV ratings:  Week 6: AEW … Continue reading Wednesday Night Wars Recap | Week 7

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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

Booker T Sets the Record Straight on Jordan Myles and “Uncle Tom” Comments

2x WWE Hall of Famer, Booker T addressed the Jordan Myles WWE t-shirt controversy yesterday on the latest episode of his “Hall Of Fame” podcast with co-host Brad Gilmore. Booker T addressed the WWE creative process of t-shirt designs and Myles’ comments about ROH star, Jay Lethal being an “Uncle Tom”, which Booker says he’s also been called himself in the past. We have collected … Continue reading Booker T Sets the Record Straight on Jordan Myles and “Uncle Tom” Comments

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

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

Top 100 Most Watched Wrestling YouTube Channels in History

The wrestling landscape in 2019 is like nothing we’ve ever seen. Various promotions have now secured TV deals, or simply bought time in local markets in an effort to secure their piece of the wrestling pie. But with all the focus on TV ratings, how do your favorite companies fare on YouTube? YouTube has become the second largest search engine in the world, behind only … Continue reading Top 100 Most Watched Wrestling YouTube Channels in History

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