It was announced earlier today that AEW will be kicking off its weekly show on TNT on Wednesday, October 2.
Since the monumental announcement, the world of wrestling has reacted on social media.
The inaugural show will take place in the Capital One arena in Washington, which seemingly made this fella pretty happy:
— IIIICIIII (@Hi_ImChris_) July 24, 2019
Jason Solomon mocks those that referred to AEW as a “t-shirt company” when it first started up:
I mean, AEW to TNT on October 2nd is great and all, but does this mean they won't be selling t-shirts anymore?omit_script=1 #AEWonTNT
— Jason Solomon (@solomonster) July 24, 2019
@DavidAusbun2 points out that Wednesday nights look pretty tasty for wrestling fans now:
Starting October 2nd, Wednesday nights are for wrestling.
— DAV-STO (@DavidAusbun2) July 24, 2019
AEW’s own Chris Jericho posted the following video on Instagram:
Jericho’s opponent for the World Title at All Out, Hangman Page, chimed in with this hilarious clip (warning: strong language):
join us as we go live
WEDNESDAY OCT 2 pic.twitter.com/F53nGnr79M
— HANGMAN PAGE (@theAdamPage) July 24, 2019
And of course, WrestleTalk’s Oli Davis and Luke Owen also reacted to the revelation:
Strangely enough, Vince McMahon hasn’t tweeted to wish them good luck yet.