Report: 205 Live To Air Fridays On WWE Network Following SmackDown

The latest news on 205 Live.

Mike Johnson at PWInsider reports WWE 205 Live will be moving to Fridays at 10 p.m. ET after SmackDown. The show, which currently airs on Tuesdays after SmackDown, will remain on WWE Network. The change begins on Oct. 4 when SmackDown officially begins on Fox.

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Johnson goes on to report that 205 Live is now the responsibility of the NXT creative team.

Triple H recently told Newsweek that fans will begin to see 205 Live sit under the NXT umbrella. He said, "You'll start to see 205 begin to [sit under the NXT umbrella]. I think it always existed as an island onto itself, a little bit, and it's become lost in this limbo. You'll begin to see it move more towards the NXT banner and the talent there. We have a lot of talent. For them to begin to compete either open against anyone or in the cruiserweight division, but have that title sit under the NXT brand is more meaningful. It creates more opportunities for more people."

Fans saw a glimpse of that on the Sept. 18 episode of NXT when Lio Rush defeated Oney Lorcan to become the number one contender to the WWE Cruiserweight Title.

WWE has yet to confirm the future of 205 Live.

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