WWE Congratulates AEW On Premiere – Says It’s A Marathon, Not One-Night Sprint

WWE issued the following official statement about last night’s premiere of AEW Dynamite on TNT:

“Congratulations to AEW on a successful premiere. The real winners of last night’s head-to-head telecasts of NXT on USA Network and AEW on TNT are the fans, who can expect Wednesday nights to be a competitive and wild ride as this is a marathon, not a one-night sprint.”

We’re awaiting viewership data for WWE NXT and AEW Dynamite but early indications suggest AEW took Week 1 in what would be a shocking accomplishment.


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