WWE Congratulates AEW On Successful Premiere; AEW Wins Overnight Nielsen Ratings

WWE issues statement on Wednesday Night War.

WWE put out a statement, congratulating AEW on their premiere of Dynamite on TNT on Wednesday. The show went head-to-head with NXT on USA. 

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"Congratulations to AEW on a successful premiere. The real winners of last night's head-to-head telecasts of NXT on USA Network and AEW on TNT are the fans, who can expect Wednesday nights to be a competitive and wild ride as this is a marathon, not a one-night sprint."

The full viewership and rating numbers won't be out until shortly after 4 p.m. ET but Ryan Glasspiegel of The Big Lead is reporting the overnight ratings from Nielsen puts AEW at a 0.7 and NXT at 0.5. 

You can find a full recap of AEW Dynamite by clicking here and a full recap of NXT by clicking here


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