WWE has announced that the second hour of its first two USA Network NXT shows will air live on the WWE Network.
The first hour of both shows, between 8pm and 9pm ET, will air on the USA Network, and then to watch the second hour, viewers will need to change over to the WWE Network for the second hour between 9pm and 10pm.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) September 5, 2019
It will air for its full two hours on the USA Network starting on October 2, the same night AEW debuts in the same time slot on TNT.
The plan is for the weekly NXT TV episode to be available on the WWE Network each Thursday night, 24 hours after it airs on USA.
There’s no word on why this change of scheduling has been made, but we will keep you updated.
Below is the full announcement:
First hour of NXT to air live on USA Network and second hour to stream live on WWE Network on Sept. 18 and 25
The historic debut of WWE NXT on USA Network is fast approaching, and WWE.com has you covered with important details on how to catch all the action of the first two live episodes.
The episodes on Wednesday, Sept. 18 and Sept. 25, will air as follows:
* The first hour will air live on USA Network starting at 8/7 C
* The second hour will stream live on the award-winning WWE Network at 9/8 C. The second hour will then be immediately available for on-demand viewing on WWE Network.
Already announced for the Sept. 18 episode is a huge NXT North American Title bout between champion Velveteen Dream and challenger Roderick Strong of The Undisputed ERA, as well as a Triple Threat Match featuring Bianca Belair, Io Shirai and Mia Yim to determine the next challenger to NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler.
Don’t miss out on a second of the action when the gold standard in sports-entertainment goes live later this month!