Returning AEW Star Proclaims ‘He’s Back’ Following Collision Announcement

Returning AEW Star Proclaims ‘He’s Back’ Following Collision Announcement AEW

A returning AEW star has proclaimed “he’s back” following AEW Collision announcement.

As previously reported, All Elite Wrestling announced on May 17 that they will be launching a brand new weekly two-hour series titled AEW Collision starting on Saturday, June 17 at 8 p.m. Eastern.

Following the news, Andrade El Idolo took to his Twitter account to state that he had “no idea” about the announcement.

However, in a video posted to the AEW TV Twitter account, the former WWE star proclaimed that he is back. Andrade said:

“Andrade’s back. Andrade El Idolo’s back. I just finished this amazing shoot. I can’t wait for everyone to see it. And remember Saturdays so Andrade El Idolo’s back.”

Andrade El Idolo hasn’t appeared on AEW programming since the All Out 2022 pay-per-view.

El Idolo was part of the headline stars on the AEW Collision announcement along with Miro, Samoa Joe, Thunder Rosa and Powerhouse Hobbs.

Here’s the full announcement from AEW:

TNT LAUNCHES A SECOND NIGHT OF WRESTLING WITH “AEW: COLLISION” FEATURING HEADLINERS THUNDER ROSA, MIRO, SAMOA JOE, POWERHOUSE HOBBS AND ANDRADE EL IDOLO ON SATURDAY, JUNE 17

NEW YORK (May 17, 2023) – TNT launches a second night of professional wrestling with a new tentpole series, “AEW: Collision” on Saturday, June 17, it was announced today by Kathleen Finch, Chairman and Chief Content Officer, US Networks Group, Warner Bros. Discovery, during the company’s 2023 Upfront presentation at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

This live, two-hour, in-ring show will air every Saturday night from 8-10 p.m. ET and feature more wrestlers, more stories and more action to super-serve fans.

“AEW: Collision” will feature headliners including Miro, Samoa Joe, Thunder Rosa, Powerhouse Hobbs, and Andrade El Idolo.

In only four years following the launch of “AEW: Dynamite,” AEW’s footprint has more than doubled across TNT and TBS. Along with “AEW: Dynamite,” Friday night’s “AEW: Rampage,” the recent follow-doc “AEW: All Access,” and now “AEW: Collision,” TNT and TBS deliver the best matches and most entertaining moments in professional wrestling today.

AEW has reached 23M total viewers so far this year across all of its shows on TBS and TNT.*

“We’re doubling-down on wrestling with ‘AEW: Collision,’ which gives fans two more hours every week,” said Jason Sarlanis, President, Turner Networks, ID and HLN, linear & streaming.

“AEW’s roster of talent has expanded so quickly that we felt it needed another night to bring our audience the epic rivalries, unforgettable matches and stars they love to watch

“Adding ‘Collision’ to our programming mix on TNT will allow us to satisfy the massive demand we’ve felt from our hardcore fanbase and be the ultimate complement to ‘AEW: Dynamite’ on TBS.”

“With the addition of ‘AEW: Collision’ on TNT, I’m extremely proud that a Turner network will be the home of Saturday night wrestling for the first time in more than two decades,” said Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW.

“The debut of ‘Collision’ is significant across numerous sectors including television, wrestling, entertainment and sports, and reinforces AEW as the bold property we envisioned when we launched in 2019.

“‘Collision’ will deliver live every Saturday night more of what fans and viewers tell us they want – athleticism, big personalities, exciting storylines and hard-hitting wrestling action, all of which have become synonymous with AEW.”

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