In line with a number of experiences, NBC Sports activities Community (owned by NBCUniversal) is shutting down and sports activities properties just like the NHL and NASCAR are anticipated to maneuver to the USA Community. This might have a big effect on WWE NXT since lots of the NHL video games on NBCSN air on Wednesday nights.
NBCUniversal is telling the sports activities leagues that their scores ought to go up as soon as they’re on USA. In fact, simply as it is a huge deal for WWE, that is additionally a giant deal for All Elite Wrestling.
In principle, AEW scores ought to go up with out NXT competitors. It’s broadly believed that NXT was moved to USA to counter AEW and maintain their scores all the way down to a sure degree in order that they’ve much less leverage when it comes time to barter a brand new TV deal/extension with TNT.
We’ll have extra on this story after we hear extra. There is no such thing as a phrase but on the precise date when NBCSU will likely be shutting down.
NBC Sports activities Community is shutting down later this yr and large occasions (NHL and NASCAR amongst them) will migrate to USA Community. Story coming ASAP.
— Joe Flint (@JBFlint) January 22, 2021