The first episode of AEW Dynamite aired on October 2nd, 2019. The show was immediately appreciated by wrestling fans for focussing more on wrestling when compared to the WWE product. At one point, AEW was outperforming NXT in the ratings, which promoted Triple H to change NXT to Tuesdays. Now, it seems that Tony Khan’s company might look toward adding another show.
Following the success of Dynamite, AEW launched a second televised show called AEW Rampage that airs every Friday. Although Rampage was considered a secondary show, it gained popularity for having some memorable moments, like CM Punk’s debut. Of course, viewership for that B-Show has dropped considerably in recent memory.
Andrew Zarian of Mat Men Radio is now reporting that AEW could be getting another hour of television on Saturdays. It is also reported that top talent within the company wasn’t briefed on if this was the case.
Although this is unconfirmed, Sean Sapp reported behind Fightful’s paywall that rumors have been circulating that AEW could end up with a 6 PM time slot which used to belong on WCW Saturday night. This would make 4 hours of television for AEW every week, not including YouTube or reality television.
Andrew Zarian of Mat Men Radio reported that AEW could be getting another hour of television on Saturdays. Top talent haven’t been briefed on if this is the case, but a popular rumor — while unconfirmed — is that they could end up with a 6 PM time slot, which used to belong to WCW Saturday night.
Recently, AEW also announced another show called AEW All Access that will provide fans with a behind-the-scenes look at AEW and how the shows are produced. At the time of writing this article, there is no word yet on what this new show could be called. Until then, stay tuned to Ringside News.
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