Eric Bischoff has been backstage during a couple AEW events, and he witnessed their creative process first-hand. Easy E obviously likes that he saw.
During 83 Weeks, Bischoff spoke about the company’s creative process. He mentioned the collaborative effort that we’ve heard so much about in the past from others.
Bischoff said AEW is going “back to the future” in a manner of speaking. They are letting talent have a say in their creative, and taking pro wrestling planning back to the days when it was good.
“I’m guessing they’ve got a pretty good outline and blueprint of what they want to do for the show, because you have to plan.”
“But I’m also guessing that they fill in a lot of the detail and the color, if you will, they fill in the colors in a collaborative way [the] day of the show. That was my impression, could be wrong. But that’s going back to the future. That’s the way it used to be, when it was good, when talent had a lot of input into their promos and into their characters. That’s the collaboration that used to make, in my opinion, pro wrestling so much fun to watch.”
AEW has a loaded episode of Dynamite scheduled for tonight and we invite you to check it out here. The company’s creative is spearheaded by Tony Khan, as he took over a majority of control in early 2020 to correct some of their wayward angles, but each star still has a chance to insert their own flavor in whatever the company does.
This not only helps create a unique angle for each AEW star, but it also allows the company to display fresh ideas throughout the broadcast. Eric Bischoff is obviously a fan of that strategy.
Thanks to Wrestle Zone for the quote