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AEW lands prime-time television deal and WWE has competition

AEW lands prime-time television deal and WWE has competition”

While details were unveiled on plans for future online streaming options and even plans to run on pay-per-view going forward, the biggest piece of news coming out of the announcement was of course that AEW will air live on TNT in a primetime slot every single week beginning later this year. AEW will be presented to advertisers during the WarnerMedia Upfront at the Madison Square Garden Theater on Wednesday. "AEW is answering the call".

Original: A number of AEW stars have talked about having a significant TV deal on the table which will change the game for the wrestling industry in the last few months.

Wrestling is returning to TNT as part of a multi-platform deal with All Elite Wrestling.

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The venture will kick off May 25 with an event in Las Vegas that is dubbed Double or Nothing. AEW is rising to the occasion with Double or Nothing and today taking it a step further by partnering with WarnerMedia, which is as committed as we are to making wrestling fans the one and only priority.

AEW was started up in January by President and CEO, Tony Khan and members of "The Elite" Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson). WarnerMedia and AEW together will build this powerhouse sporting league from the ground up and will begin airing weekly matches later this year.

If you've purchased a Bullet Club (in the United States), The Elite, or AEW shirt, then you're probably familiar with Pro Wrestling Tees, the company that prints. well.pro wrestling t-shirts. "Wrestlers will also be given more freedom to explore their characters and highlight their athletic abilities". "With WarnerMedia, AEW is poised globally to redefine wrestling as we know it today". It's been rumored that AEW's television show will air also air on Tuesdays. However, WWE will be replacing its Tuesday offerings with a studio show that will air on FS1 that night. Financial terms of that agreement were not disclosed, but considering the program is three hours, it is expected that they are similar to the Fox deal.



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