There is something that pro wrestling has trained us to think for the past few decades that we need to train our brains out of. Specifically, that the WWE trained us: that former WWE talent is WWE property.Read More
AEW in the month of July had five episodes of Dynamite. Three of the shows were themed (Fyter Fest night one and two, Fight for the Fallen) in that time. With a lot of talk about the imbalance between the divisions (a subject I actually looked into back in 2019) I decided to look into AEW Dynamite by the numbers.Read More
For some people it’s a bit unfair to over analyze All Elite Wrestling for the TV product since they have only had five Dynamite television shows on TNT so far, with their sixth on November 6th, 2019. But sometimes you see an issue starting to form and it’s best to discuss now. That issue being the way tag wrestling is treated as more important than the entire Women’s Division.Read More
In the final week of October, the beast that was the World Series landed right on a game seven Wednesday night, slamming everyone in their wake with 23 million viewers and a staggering 6.1 in the 18-49 demographic. NXT and AEW were the poor victims once again. Monday Night Raw didn’t have as much of an excuse, while Smackdown had everything to gain being off FS1. Read More
In the fourth week of television for Wrestling Ratings in October, things start to settle up a bit. At least for three of the main American shows. It’s interesting since the WWE products for Raw and Smackdown are building up for the controversial Crown Jewel event and AEW is building for their Full Gear show on November 9th, which means they have two more weeks of programming. Read More
Now that we have had a few weeks to look at Raw from its season premiere, NXT on USA, AEW Dynamite, and Smackdown on FOX, we can start to see something from the wrestling ratings on television. Is it early? Absolutely. Is it still interesting to take a look at things? Of course!