AEW has huge pay-per-view events coming up ahead. This means that fans will be looking forward to the streaming services that offer AEW PPV events for a certain fee. While Warner Bros. Discovery’s Bleacher Report offers AEW PPVs in the United States, FITE TV is responsible for streaming the special shows for international fans.
Last year, we reported on an expanded agreement between several prominent indie wrestling promotions and FITE TV for live streaming of events. The deal underscored FITE TV’s importance as a premiere player in PPV live streaming market. AEW fans have been wanting FITE to live stream PPVs in the United States as well.
Speaking with “The Business of the Business,” FITE TV COO Mark Weber addressed fan sentiments with regard to PPV live stream, noting that he understands Tony Khan’s willingness to run AEW PPVs on Bleacher Report from a business point of view.
“For the time being it’s only international. Bleacher Report is weird deal, though. Bleacher Report, all they do on PPV is the AEW PPVs, there’s no other content on there as far as PPVs. It’s a lower priority at this point for Warner to figure out what to do with Bleacher Report so it’s status quo, which is fine.”
Elsewhere during the interview, the FITE TV executive pledged to step up should Tony Khan decide to step away from using Bleacher Report to live stream AEW PPV events in the states.
“The second Bleacher Report isn’t available, we’re there for them.”
AEW will return with their next pay-per-view event in May. The promotion will kick off the Double or Nothing weekend with Dynamite at the MGM Grand on May 24th, followed by Rampage on the 26th. They will cap off the weekend with Double or Nothing at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 28th.
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