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Fox Wants Wyatt on SmackDown?
SmackDown moves to Fox next Friday, and The Fiend may be in tow. According to WrestleVotes (h/t WrestlingInc), Fox executives are huge fans of The Fiend and want him on SmackDown. There is the potential they won’t get him, as Raw Executive Director Paul Heyman is a big fan of Wyatt and his work.
Fox reportedly has some other stars they want on SmackDown, including Ronda Rousey and Brock Lesnar. Who ends up being the main stars Fox gets for the brand split will have to wait until the WWE Draft.
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AEW TV Rating Revealed
All Elite Wrestling has been seen as the edgier alternative to WWE, and their television show may prove it. According to Executive Vice President Cody, AEW Dynamite will be TV-14. He revealed as much during a Q&A on Twitter on Tuesday.
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WWE television continues to operate under the PG banner.
Future of 205 Live
With SmackDown moving to Friday nights, 205 Live’s future has been up in the air. According to PWInsider, it will follow SmackDown to Friday nights. Word backstage at SmackDown Tuesday is that 205 Live will move to taping on Fridays at 10 pm and air on the WWE Network.
205 Live is also now considered under the NXT umbrella. This means 205 Live superstars may show up on NXT and vice versa. As well, the NXT creative team has taken the reigns of 205 Live.