Financial Details On TNT Extending AEW Dynamite
The big news on Wednesday was made when TNT announced that they have extended their deal with AEW for Dynamite through 2023.
It was also announced that another AEW program is on its way in addition to AEW Dynamite.
Dave Meltzer of F4Wonline reported that the new deal is for four years and $175 million, just under $45 million per year. Also, TNT has the option for 2024 at a significantly increased price.
WarnerMedia oversees TNT, TBS, and truTV in addition to HBO Max, which is a new OTT streaming service that is launching this May. Meltzer noted that it’s not a definite the new program will also be on TNT.
Meltzer said that, “When the new show launches, the Wednesday tapings would expand and also include matches taped for the streaming show Dark which is not going away. This means there will be four hours a week of the product, allowing more time to showcase more talent, which has been limited by the current format.”