Tag: WWE NXT

NXT And AEW Dynamite Both Drew Their Largest Viewership Numbers Of The Month

Last night’s episodes of AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT drew both programs’ largest live cable audiences of the month, along with ratings bumps. As usual, All Elite Wrestling came out on top. The show, which featured Ricky Starks challenging Cody for the TNT title and Best Friends vs. Le Sex Gods, had a viewership of […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And WWE NXT Open Discussion Thread 6/17/20

Welcome to this week’s Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. This week it’s an AEW Dynamite with an AEW World Tag Team Championship match and a surprise opponent for Cody Rhodes’ TNT Championship up against an episode of NXT featuring Bayley and Sasha Banks returning to the black and yellow brand to defend the Women’s […]

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AEW Dynamite Eked Out A Ratings Win Over NXT, As Both Shows’ Viewership Fell

The Wednesday Night Wars continue to be tilted in AEW’s favor, although this week’s battle proved to be one of the closest in recent memory. As reported by Showbuzz Daily, AEW Dynamite came out on top this week, with a total of 677,000 viewers — down 53,000 viewers from last week. In the 18-49 key […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And WWE NXT Open Discussion Thread 6/10/20

Welcome to this week’s Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. This week it’s an episode of NXT featuring Dexter Lumis vs. Adam Cole and the fallout from NXT TakeOver: In Your House up against an AEW Dynamite with Cody Rhodes defending the TNT Championship against Private Party’s Marq Quen, Chris Jericho’s return to commentary, and […]

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Charlotte Flair Discusses Appearing On Every WWE Brand: ‘I Am The Hardest Worker’

She just dropped the NXT Women’s Championship to Io Shirai on Sunday. On Monday Night Raw, she had two matches with Raw Women’s Champion Asuka. She’s also been a regular presence on Friday Night Smackdown, and there’s no reason to expect that will change. Out of every WWE Superstar, male or female, Charlotte Flair currently […]

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The Best And Worst Of NXT TakeOver: In Your House

Previously on the Best and Worst of NXT: Breezango became number one contenders to the Tag Team Championship, serial killer Dexter Lumis did some delightful caricatures, and Drake Maverick somehow earned his real-life job back by doing well at the position he’d just been fired from. It’s a thing. If you’d like to read previous […]

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NXT TakeOver: In Your House Results

Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free NXT TakeOver: In Your House results. The latest TakeOver special featured a “Last Chance Backlot Brawl” for the NXT Championship, matches for the NXT North American and Women’s Championships, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of NXT column. NXT TakeOver: In […]

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NXT TakeOver: In Your House Open Discussion Thread

NXT TakeOver In Your House airs this Sunday, June 7, live on WWE Network. The most recent edition of TakeOver features a “Last Chance Backlot Brawl” for the NXT Championship, a triple threat for the Women’s Championship, Gargano vs. Lee for the North American Championship, and more. We’ll be here all night with a live […]

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The Best And Worst Of WWE NXT 6/3/20: Nice For What

Previously on the Best and Worst of NXT: Shotzi Blackheart almost killed herself on live television, Tegan Nox began a second job as a pizza delivery person, and Kurt Angle somewhat randomly officiated Matt Riddle’s farewell match inside the NXT FIGHT PIT. All caps. If you’d like to read previous installments of the Best and […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And WWE NXT Open Discussion Thread 6/3/20

Welcome to this week’s Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. This week it’s an AEW Dynamite featuring Cody Rhodes’ first defense of the TNT Championship and the artists formerly known as The Revival against an episode of NXT featuring the finals of the (Interim) Cruiserweight Championship tournament, Candice LeRae vs. Mia Yim, and more. On […]

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NXT And AEW Dynamite Both Saw Significant Ratings And Viewership Improvements This Week

Both AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT had a bad week in the ratings last week, with the TNT show drawing its smallest live audience ever, though still more viewers that the concurrent episode of NXT. However, that dip didn’t turn into a downward spiral: both shows saw significant increases in viewership on May 27. This […]

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The Best And Worst Of WWE NXT 5/27/20: Pit Fighter

Previously on the Best and Worst of NXT: Shotzi Blackheart asserted that she’s like a tank, because tanks don’t give a shit! Plus, Drake Maverick managed to pin KUSHIDA, and Velveteen Dream dropped a badly edited elbow on Adam Cole. If you’d like to read previous installments of the Best and Worst of NXT, you […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And WWE NXT Open Discussion Thread 5/27/20

Welcome to this week’s Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. This week it’s an AEW Dynamite featuring Iron Mike Tyson and the fallout from Double Or Nothing against an episode of NXT featuring Matt Riddle facing Timothy Thatcher in a cage with Kurt Angle as the special guest referee, a rare appearance from Charlotte Flair, […]

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The Best And Worst Of WWE NXT 5/20/20: Kross The Line

Previously on the Best and Worst of NXT: Timothy Thatcher confirmed the theory that he is not Matt Riddle’s bro by abandoning him to lose the Tag Team Championship, attacking him backstage, and then attacking him again after he lost a one-on-one match. Also, NXT Superstars D-Generation X announced an In Your House special. If […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And WWE NXT Open Discussion Thread 5/20/20

Welcome to this week’s Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. This week it’s the go-home edition of AEW Dynamite for Saturday’s Double or Nothing pay-per-view going up against an episode of NXT featuring Rhea Ripley vs. Io Shirai, the winners of the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Title Tournament groups being named, and more. On tonight’s cards: […]

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AEW Dynamite Viewership Hit An All-Time Low, But Still Topped NXT

Pro wrestling during a pandemic just doesn’t seem to be going all that well for pretty much anybody. Between the lack of crowds to react in the venue, and missing roster members limiting the booking options, these shows are having a hard time holding the attention of fans, no matter how few their other options […]

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Wednesday Night Wars: AEW Dynamite And WWE NXT Open Discussion Thread 5/11/20

Welcome to this week’s Wednesday Night Wars open discussion thread. This week it’s an AEW Dynamite featuring the long awaited clash of titans between Chris Jericho and Suge D, aka PINEAPPLE PETE, going up against an episode of NXT that includes a Tag Team Championship match and D-X making a “major announcement.” The announcement: suck […]

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Wednesday Night Viewership Improved This Week, With A Live AEW Dynamite On Top

This week, AEW Dynamite returned to live broadcast, with stars like SCU, Nyla Rose, Proud & Powerful, and MJF appearing in the arena for the first time in over a month, and a completely bonkers main event. NXT has pre-taped, but still featured two title matches, the debut of Karrion “Killer” Kross, and the use […]

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