It has been speculated by Wrestling Observer’s Bryan Alvarez, however, that this might change in the next few days. In a recent tweet, Alvarez claimed there could be an announcement made within the next 24-48 hours.
During a recent media call following NXT‘s first episode on USA Network, Triple H stated there were no plans of removing the brand. Instead, it was suggested that 205 Live may be consolidated into NXT.
With the show now moving to a two-hour time slot, there could be greater opportunity for WWE to utilize their Cruiserweight talent on USA, granting these Superstars a broader platform to showcase their skills.
Lio Rush recently defeated Oney Lorcan to become the number 1 contender for the Cruiserweight Championship. This match took place on the black-and-gold brand’s premiere on September 18th. This matchup for the 205 Live contendership could be an indication that the brand will eventually become a part of NXT as Triple H suggested.
If 205 Live continues as a separate brand, the show may be taped ahead of NXT every week. This would at least give the 205 Live Superstars a more engaged and active crowd to perform in front of.