Last night was the final encounter of the "Wednesday Night War". Since October 2, 2019 through today, AEW Dynamite on TNT and WWE NXT on the USA Network aired simultaneously, competing head-to-head on 75 Wednesday nights.
Q1 2021 just ended, and WWE still has about 10x the Google web search volume of any other pro wrestling brand. But let's dig deeper into Google Trends....
Measuring how likely wrestling viewers are to recommend various programs. Plus, with return of live events in the future, wrestling viewers' vaccine willingness.
The event likely attracted about 125,000 buys worldwide, across both digital and traditional platforms, grossing $5 million and netting more than $2 million for AEW.
Peacock becomes the exclusive U.S. home for WWE Network content, beginning April 4. So let's reflect. Did it work out?
NBCUniversal and its parent company Comcast were apparently uneasy about WWE's entry into the streaming business.