The TNT championship may need a transformation in 2022 as All Elite Wrestling plans a massive transformation. In a story that shocked many, AEW will move from her current home from TNT to TBS next year.
For those who love the phrase “it’s Wednesday. You know what that means, “don’t be afraid, as Brett Weitz, CEO of TBS, TNT and truTV, confirmed that it will remain today. This transition from networks should help TBS, which is missing the hit series American father. It also allows AEW to avoid TNT’s agreements with the NHL and NBA.
Leading this transition, AEW presents four new pro-wrestling specials each year as part of the new deal. Wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer compares these events to the “remake of the Clash of Champions concept” decades ago. Meltzer also points out that this deal represents an “increased TV compensation” for the brand.
“As a lifelong wrestling enthusiast with the privilege of presenting AEW to both longtime and new fans, it is much more important to me – personally and professionally – to share the news that All Elite Wrestling invites to TBS’s home from 2022,” said Khan, CEO, GM and Creative Director of AEW. “The history of wrestling in the United States cannot be told without acknowledging the contribution of TBS, which brought wrestling WTBS years ago to Southeast America and eventually to a huge national audience. TBS has the same passion for wrestling today, but it offers AEW and our fans even better programming. , content and global opportunities that put TBS under undeniable pressure from around the world.
In another positive announcement from AEW, the start-up wrestling campaign will also see a second series on television. In addition Dynamite and two YouTube series Dark and Height, All Elite Wrestling promises a new series called AEW: Rampage.
Little is known Rampage at the time of reporting, but it will debut on August 13 at 10 p.m. ET. The series will also move to TBS in 2022.
“It’s a pleasure to be able to help Tony Khan expand his wrestling position in our networks and bring more content to our fans that fits TNT’s exciting brand and a good time at TBS,” says Sam Linsky, SV Lin’s Deputy CEO. , Programming and functions, TBS, TNT and truTV. “It’s Wednesday. You know what that means.”