Cody Rhodes: The New Show Coming To TNT Already Has A Name; Our Programs Won't Bait-And-Switch

Cody Rhodes promises that each AEW television show will bring its own vibe.

Following the announcement that Paul Wight, formerly known as The Big Show in WWE, will be joining AEW to be the broadcast partner of Tony Schiavone on the brand new AEW Dark: Elevation program, Tony Khan promised that an additional hour of programming would still come to TNT.

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Speaking on a media call ahead of the Crossroads special episode of AEW Dynamite, Cody Rhodes stated that each show will have its own unique flavor but one thing they will not do is bait and switch and make the first iteration of a certain program look different from what the actual overall program will be.

“All our shows will end up in a different format. It's a bit of a brain trust in forming those formats. Right now, the focus is AEW Dark: Elevation and how we can make that different and feature our younger stars and prelim stars. One thing we won't do with AEW Dark: Elevation is not bait-and-switch. We're not going to give you a show on night one and the show won't look like that the rest of the year. When it comes to the additional hour of content on TNT -- I'm careful to say an extra hour because people think we're going to three hours, and we're not -- I can only tell you that it has a name and I love the name. Hopefully, on the next media call, we'll be talking about it. It will happen in 2021. In addition to that, there is other news featuring other AEW talent regarding another show that is also in the WarnerMedia family. Keep your ear to the ground because we have made some large moves and we're not stopping. We're moving forward, full speed ahead.”

In regards to Paul Wight, Cody Rhodes stated that he was happy to see the giant join AEW and touted his ability as a mentor. Read his comment at this link.

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