One of the most important and well-known rating wars in the United States television world was the one that aired until last week, every Wednesday night, where Dynamite of All Elite Wrestling and NXT of WWE, were going to collide in the same band.
hourly, albeit on two different channels, with both companies trying to attract as much audience as possible to their side. If initially, the Wednesday night war seemed to be fairly balanced, AEW with its star-studded names such as Chris Jericho, Cody Rhodes, the Young Bucks, Jon Moxley and all the others, managed to detach and not just the third roster of McMahon, literally going to win with numbers in hand, the challenge in the field of pro-wrestling, on Wednesday night.
In his latest interview with Forbes' Alfred Konuwa, former WWE Champion, as well as former AEW World Champion, Chris Jericho, commented on the Wednesday night war, which reminded many of the much more famous Monday night war of the late 90s between WCW and WWF,
Chris Jericho and The Inner Circle are feuding with The Pinnacle In AEW
Chris Jericho said, "We never really cared about what NXT was doing.
I know for a fact that at NXT they watched what we did on their shows, but this is a war we never asked for. We got involved by proxy. The reason we won and did it quite easily was that we never cared about what others were doing.
We've only ever cared about our shows. Of course, we had to be competitive. Yes, we wanted to beat NXT. We wanted to drive them out of the Wednesday night schedule, while they screamed and freaked out and we made it."
With a final thrust, the former AEW World Champion has thus perhaps definitively closed the Wednesday Night War speech, with Dynamite and NXT now airing on different evenings, also to the delight of the fans, who can thus dedicate themselves to just one show.
at a time, without having to retrieve one later. The Wednesday Night Wars are now over with NXT heading over to Tuesday nights. The rating battle was won by AEW for most of it. It will now be interesting to see how the ratings fare with both shows running unopposed.
Chris Jericho and his faction, The Inner Circle, are currently embroiled in a feud against MJF and The Pinnacle. The Inner Circle returned to AEW a couple of weeks ago after being laid out by members of The Pinnacle. We are now set to see these two factions face off in a Blood and Guts match next month.