WarnerMedia’s Kevin Reilly Breaks Down Aew Deal Extension, New Weekly Series

Published on Jan 16, 2020

All Elite Wrestling (Aew) has “over-delivered right out of the gate” for TNT, according to Kevin Reilly.

Reilly — the chief content officer for HBO Max and president of TNT, TBS, and truTV — spoke with Variety at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Wednesday in the wake of the announcement that the pro wrestling promotion has signed a four-year contract extension with TNT. Under the new deal, Aew will begin airing a second weekly show on the network.

Aew’s flagship weekly show, “Dynamite,” began airing Wednesdays on TNT in October. Reilly says discussions to extend the deal began over the holidays.

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Author: Joe Otterson