AEW filed to trademark the term “Wednesday Night Dynamite” on June 18th. It is the latest indication that Wednesday is, in fact, the planned night for AEW’s weekly cable show.
Early indications had been it was between Tuesday night and Wednesday night that AEW weekly TV would air. The Tuesday night timeslot had been rumored since before the
Now it appears Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 is the likely first night the show will air.
“It now looks like the start date for TV will be 10/2 since the company has filed for a trademark on the name Wednesday Night Dynamite,” wrote Dave Meltzer in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. “There are still meetings going on regarding television, battle strategies, and a variety of ideas from the TNT side but Wednesday is pretty much the day unless something changes (and has been the favorite to be the day for months) with 8-10 p.m. being currently the most likely time slot.”
AEW Weekly Television
Several international broadcast deals are awaiting the finalizing of the night of the week the show will air on. ITV and broadcast deals in Canada specifically, are reportedly unable to be finalized until the weekday night is determined.
AEW weekly TV is scheduled to begin the same week Smackdown moves to Fox. The first episode of Smackdown on Fox is scheduled for Friday, October 4th, 2019.