Fightful have actually passed along some remarks made by Warner Bros. Discovery Chief Content Officer Kathleen Finch about AEW’s viewership.
Just recently, TBS debuted the program Power Slap, which is the creation of UFC president Dana White. Finch was inquired about fidgeting for Power Slap after video of White slapping his better half ended up being public.
Finch stated: “Of course. Yes. This is an experiment. The objective is, we are making programs for our fans, that’s who we work for. Fans of wrestling have a great deal of overlap with the fans of this, and it’s substantial on social networks so the concept truly is, if we can take something that’s big on social, bring it to a direct audience offering the fans what they desire. This might amaze you to understand that I did not understand much about wrestling prior to I took this task. I understand, I look like a wrestling fan, however I’m not. I did have to find out a lot about the audience. A great deal of households that see [wrestling], I was really shocked to discover this. I have substantial regard for this audience. AEW wrestling airs on 2 of our networks, TNT and TBS– on both nights, it eliminates. Finding something that talks to that audience, that would be gold.”
AEW Dynamite is regularly in the leading 5 for cable television reveals on Wednesday nights for the crucial 18 to 49 market. Power Slap debuted to an audience of 295,000 and a score of 0.10.