There has been much speculation about the future of AEW on the Turner cable networks. WarnerMedia recently merged with Discovery in a move that reminded long-time fans of when the AOL-Time Warner merger destroyed WCW’s hopes of staying on television. The latest development should serve to ease some of those fears.
An email survey was sent out to fans who subscribe to WarnerMedia’s Ringleaders email list. In the message, it was announced that AEW has a new show coming to TBS. Fans were asked to choose their favorite out of a list of names.
The show will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at AEW stars at the promotion’s biggest moments. The new series sou9nds like it will be a documentary that tells AEW storylines through the eyes of the wrestlers. The full text of the email is included below, courtesy of Fightful.
“A new AEW show is coming to TBS! We want to know what you think this new show should be named in the below survey.
This is your chance to voice your opinion on a key part of the the development & marketing process and we’re excited to hear what you have to say!
Below is a brief description of the new show.
AEW’s top performers are ushering in a new behind-the-scenes wrestling series like no other… Every episode will track our core cast on the road at AEW events as they try to hold onto the titles they have or win back the ones they’ve lost, with everything culminating at the biggest Pay-Per-View event of the year. They all hope to walk away champions, but there aren’t enough belts for everybody. Heroes will rise, villains will fall, champions will be crowned… and with more access, more star talent, and more drama than ever before, we’ll see it all through the eyes of the biggest names in the company.
As you may know, TV networks often consider different titles for their TV series. We would like to ask you about a few potential titles for the upcoming season and get your opinions on them.
How much do you like each of the potential names for the this new AEW show?
AEW: FRIENDS AND ENEMIES
AEW: FIGHT TO THE FINISH
AEW: TO THE MAT
AEW: TO THE TOP
AEW: ROAD TO THE BELT
AEW: GRIT AND GLORY
AEW: All Access
AEW: THE CLIMB
AEW: ON THE ROPES
There was no timetable in the email for when the new shot might start production or begin airing. No official announcement has been made by WarnerMedia. Fans will have to keep their eye on this situation as more info becomes available on this interesting new AEW TV property.
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