AEW is at present below the Warner Bros. Discovery banner, with “AEW Dynamite” airing on TBS and “AEW Rampage” on TNT. AEW PPVs are streamed dwell on the B/R app together with conventional cable suppliers in the US. If a brand new report is to be believed, nevertheless, AEW has now had talks with a serious streaming platform.
With AEW seeking to increase outdoors the U.S., the corporate is claimed to be exploring choices when it comes to which platforms on which to air its content material. Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics is reporting that AEW and prime sports activities streaming platform DAZN have had discussions about probably changing into media companions. Thurston famous that AEW and DAZN had been speaking about presumably hanging a deal to air exhibits in the UK, however that such a deal has but to materialize. Thurston believes that talks between the 2 sides will proceed as AEW appears to have a presence in different areas.
DAZN has turn out to be the premiere platform for main boxing occasions that includes mega stars comparable to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. DAZN can be no stranger to the wrestling enterprise — the platform as soon as had WWE rights in Japan. DAZN’s presence globally is attractive sufficient for AEW to attempt to capitalize, however whether or not or not the 2 sides can work one thing out stays to be seen.
This is a vital time for AEW. As of late, the corporate has been consistently scoring over 1 million viewers per week for “Dynamite” following the All Out pay-per-view, and can look to maintain that momentum going as a brand new broadcast deal in America looms within the not-so-distant future.