Update on AEW Rampage in Canada

After speaking with a member of TSN’s PR team, Against The Mat can confirm that AEW Rampage will air exclusively on TSN’s “Direct” streaming service. In other words, the show will not air on traditional television in the Canadian market. The show is set to debut tomorrow night, August 13th, from the Peterson Events CenterContinue reading “Update on AEW Rampage in Canada”

Wednesday Night Ratings

AEW scored another victory in the so-called “Wednesday Night Wars” with Dynamite scoring an impressive 928,000 viewers compared to NXT’s 770,000. With news coverage of the Impeachment vote and Democratic primaries dominating television, AEW finished tied for 10th on the night in the 18-49 demo with a 0.36 rating. NXT, on the other hand, finishedContinue reading “Wednesday Night Ratings”

WWE Considering Major Changes to WWE Network

During today’s Q4 earnings call, WWE CEO & Chairman Vince McMahon announced that the company is considering making big changes to the company’s OTT streaming service. McMahon said the company could see a significant revenue increase should they go forward with the potential plan, which he called “transformative.” No details were disclosed other than theContinue reading “WWE Considering Major Changes to WWE Network”

TSN To Air XFL Football In Canada

According to their website (https://www.tsn.ca), Bell Media’s TSN will air XFL football beginning with kickoff this weekend. The first two games of the new spring-league relaunch will feature the Seattle Dragons visiting the DC Defenders, followed by the Los Angeles Wildcats traveling to Houston to play the Roughnecks. TSN 3 will air both as partContinue reading “TSN To Air XFL Football In Canada”

Major League Wrestling/Dragon Gate Announce Formal Alliance

Major League Wrestling issued the following press release to Against The Mat this morning: THE GATE TO THE AMERICAS HAS BEEN OPENED.KOBE, JAPAN / NEW YORK — Major League Wrestling and Dragon Gate Pro-Wrestling of Japan today announced the formation of a strategic alliance. MLW and Dragon Gate Pro-Wrestling will fuse forces to launch a new collaboration focused onContinue reading “Major League Wrestling/Dragon Gate Announce Formal Alliance”