LOS ANGELES (Could 19, 2021) – The All Elite Wrestling (AEW) franchise will develop its footprint with a transfer of “AEW: Dynamite” to TBS in January 2022.
Till then, presence on TNT stays sturdy in 2021 with the addition of the brand new hour-long collection “AEW: Rampage.” Debuting on August 13 at 10 p.m. ET, “AEW: Rampage” is a 3rd hour of high-octane wrestling that includes the world famend stars of AEW. As well as, TNT will debut 4 new skilled wrestling specials yearly, persevering with to garner and develop AEW’s viewers till the transfer to TBS in 2022.
“It’s a pleasure to have the ability to assist Tony Khan increase his wrestling fiefdom throughout our networks and convey extra content material to our followers that matches the fun journey model of TNT and good time of TBS,” mentioned Sam Linsky, Affiliate Basic Supervisor, SVP, Programming and Operations, TBS, TNT and truTV. “It’s Wednesday. You realize what meaning.”
“As a lifelong wrestling aficionado who’s privileged to current AEW to longtime and new followers alike, it means so much to me – personally and professionally – to share the information that All Elite Wrestling will name TBS residence starting in 2022,” mentioned Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Inventive of AEW. “The historical past of wrestling in the US can’t be informed with out acknowledging the contributions of TBS, which as WTBS years in the past delivered wrestling to the Southeast and finally to an enormous nationwide viewers. TBS has the identical ardour for wrestling right now, however will provide AEW and our followers extra prime time programming, content material and world alternatives that may set up TBS because the world’s undisputed vacation spot for wrestling.
“And, whereas we’re wanting ahead to our arrival on TBS, we’re not saying goodbye to our unique and present residence of TNT, which can air 4 new particular supercard occasions yearly. Plus, the monetary upside to our new settlement will give us the chance to proceed to spend money on and develop AEW to serve a very powerful folks in our business: our followers, our wrestlers, our employees and our sponsors. With All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite and Rampage taking middle stage by way of our new settlement on TBS subsequent yr, and the brand new quarterly supercards launching on TNT, our publicity and our alternatives to develop AEW are better than ever!”
As AEW continues to ship the most effective matches and most entertaining moments in skilled wrestling right now, tune in to the all new “AEW: Dynamite” tonight at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on TNT.
Along with being wrestling’s most watched present, “AEW: Dynamite” was the No. 1 program on Wednesday, Could 5, on cable amongst A18-49, a first-time triumph for the wrestling franchise. In April, the electrifying wrestling present achieved its most-watched episode because the collection launched on October 2, 2019, with over 1.2 million viewers tuning in.