AEW got the ball rolling at Double Or Nothing 2019 and since then the company has done all it could to provide a product that true lovers of pro wrestling would enjoy. There has been a lot of growth seen over the past two years and more is yet to come. It seems Eric Bischoff recently gave some advice to AEW.

AEW’s stock has risen considerably over the past few months. This is largely due the company signing top talents such as Adam Cole, Bryan Danielson and CM Punk.

As reported earlier, that particular episode of AEW Rampage managed to beat Friday Night Smackdown in the target 18 to 49 demographic during their half-hour overlap. That wasn’t all as Ruby Soho’s match with The Bunny tied with the Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar segment in the 18-49 demographic.

While Speaking to GOW Media, Eric Bischoff talked about AEW’s obsession over the 18-49 demographic. Bischoff said that AEW should be focusing more on viewership and generating revenue instead.

When the AEW ratings were revealed, one of the big AEW supporters who has his own internet community, first thing he does is ‘AEW beat Monday night RAW in the 18-49 demo’. First of all, RAW competed against Monday night football and AEW was up against nothing. So, right off the bat, it is a bad comparison.

There is a tendency now to compare things that cast your favorite brand in the best possible light in comparison to WWE. It’s really only fraction of the overall equation. The overall equation is how many people are watching your show and buying tickets to your events. How much revenue are you generating with your property. That is the real metri and the measurement people should be thinking about. But that does not cast AEW in a favorable light. It does not make it look like they are winning.”

AEW President Tony Khan already reacted to AEW Rampage’s success. Chris Jericho also used the opportunity to take a shot at Roman Reigns. We will have to wait and see how AEW will capitalize on their momentum in the coming weeks.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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