As PWMania.com beforehand reported, AEW Dynamite might be shifting from TNT to TBS beginning in January of 2022.
Brett Weitz, the Normal Supervisor of TBS, TNT and truTV, spoke with NYPost.com concerning the information. Weitz introduced up how acquisition of NHL programming was an element within the transfer:
“Each TBS and TNT have an extremely storied historical past with wrestling, so the thought of us with the ability to put extra AEW onto TBS is a pure match. Did the NHL have something to do with it? Positive. NHL had one thing to do with it. NBA had one thing to do with it, the COVID schedule, the ton of preemptions.”
Weitz additionally commented on WWE NXT shifting to Tuesday nights and the announcement of AEW’s new present Rampage:
“I don’t view it as an us-versus-them kind of factor. I believe it is a world the place they’ll completely work collectively and the rising tides elevate all boats. To me, this is a chance to ship extra wrestling to wrestling followers. What we’re doing is we’re actually delivering to our viewers, to our wrestling viewers. Good for NXT for shifting off of Wednesday nights, higher for us, however we proceed to ship an unbelievable present and extra wrestling is healthier for wrestling followers.“