Report: AEW Dynamite To Air On May 28 Due To NBA Playoffs

Get ready for a one-night Friday Night War.

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, AEW Dynamite will air on Friday, May 28 instead of Wednesday, May 26 due to the NBA Playoffs. The show will reportedly air at 10 p.m. ET on that Friday.

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Meltzer reports that AEW plans to tape four hours of content on Friday, May 28 at Daily's Place with two hours of AEW Dark being taped before Dynamite goes live.

The May 28 episode of AEW Dynamite is the go-home show for AEW Double or Nothing, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 30.

Dynamite will also be preempted on June 2 with the show airing on either Friday, June 4 or Saturday, June 5 depending on the NBA schedule.

The NBA Playoffs are set to begin Saturday, May 22, though the play in tournament and first round schedule won't be announced until the end of the regular season.

Episodes of Dynamite were preempted last year during the NBA playoffs as well.

Fightful will update fans when changes to the schedule are made official.

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