Tony Khan Now Unsure Of Doing PPV Intermission After Mixed Reception

Following the success of AEW's first house show The House Always Wins on April 9, AEW President Tony Khan toyed with the idea of adding an intermission to pay-per-view events.

Khan appeared on the April 14 edition of Busted Open Radio and said, "We have great [video packages] and we could do that. Also, a [countdown] clock. If you watch the Road To or the countdown, you might've seen them, but that's even better. They are part of the pay-per-view, putting some [video packages] up. I think it's a good idea. If [Busted Open hosts Tommy Dreamer and Dave LaGreca] like it, that makes me feel a little better. Maybe it's a good idea. If the fans like it, then maybe it's a good idea."

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Khan quickly took to social media after his comments to note that he was curious as to what fans thought since it was well-received at the house show. Many on Twitter commented that the idea wouldn't work as well on pay-per-view.

Appearing on the May 5 episode of Busted Open Radio, Khan said he's now unsure about doing an intermission on pay-per-view after seeing the mixed reaction but wants to keep longer video packages on the show as a break in the action.

"I don't know if I'm going to do the intermission. I've gotten really mixed (reviews)...I might do long (video) packages in the show and maybe give a timer to when we're back, but I don't think it's going to be a big break in the show. The packages are a big part of the show," he said.

AEW's next pay-per-view event is Double or Nothing on May 30. It will be the first AEW event at Daily's Place with full capacity since the pandemic. A fan fest is scheduled to be held on Saturday, May 29.

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