AEW UK TV Deal Announced, Tony Khan Comments


AEW has announced their TV deal in the UK.

ITV has announced a deal with AEW (All Elite Wrestling) that will see their new weekly wrestling show air on the network. 

They did so on Wednesday by confirming that the show will air for free starting next month. The run will start with the full two-hour show on ITV4 on October 6th then followed by a one-hour highlights program on ITV on October 7th. 

The shows will run sequentially leading up to PPV events including the Full Gear pay-per-view. It was noted that more details including schedule information to follow soon.

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This means that fans in the UK will have to wait four days to watch new episodes of the show. 

AEW President Tony Khan has commented on the deal by issuing a statement on his official Twitter account: 

“We’ll work together to ensure there will always be a free to air broadcast of the most recent episode of AEW: Dynamite before Saturday PPVs including Full Gear. We’ll also be announcing a live viewing solution soon for the UK + many other countries with great AEW fans. Thank you!”

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Starting Wednesday, October 2 in Washington, D.C., at the famed Capital One Arena, AEW will begin airing live two-hour weekly matches on TNT at 8 p.m. ET. 

All Elite Wrestling Executive Vice President Cody Rhodes has already confirmed that the show will be rated TV-14.