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Will they show replays? They usually got a third more viewers with a replay right after the original airing.
So maybe the get like 300k + 100k.

200k (8pm airing) + 60k (replay) + twitch views + IMPACTplus views would be a decent start after being on Pursuit for so long.
But I am not sure if they even show a replay.
 

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AXS isn't metered by Nielsen but the last time NJPW's ratings were announced (I believe in a press release the last time the show was renewed) they were around 225,000 viewers per episode on average.

MLW Fusion gets under 10,000 on BeIn Sports plus their Fite and Youtube numbers.

ROH gets a lot of viewers (350,000 households not counting online viewers per episode was the last number Meltzer reported a few years back) but because of their timeslot and channels in a lot of markets, many of the viewers are very old like WWE's.

Back when Lucha Underground was on they were usually lucky to break 100,000.

So given all this and AEW's current numbers I'd say 150,000 per week on the low end, 400,000 per week best case scenario.
 

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300k ish but with whats to come with this company i think they will finally gain some slow growth traction and grow a bit through out the next year.

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I think they will start out between 100-200k but slowly build. Their product is just soooo good right now, people will love it once they see it again.
 

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This channel is available in less homes than Pop. Just before coming off Pop they were doing around 150k viewers. This is very poor, do not expect numbers higher than this on AXS. I'm not too sure why everyone is so optimistic about this channel change. There just isn't any interest in this promotion any more. I was always a huge supporter since the early days but seeing how the product comes off on tv makes me feel sorry for them. They looked so much better in the Impact Zone in Orlando. With AEW now in full swing Impact have unfortunately now missed the boat. ROH is also complete dog shit of a promotion. My support is with AEW now. I have a sub on Fite and pay for the PPVs. I'm certain that I am not the only one to have defected. Heck BFG is Impacts biggest event of the year and nobody is even talking about it. The only match I was interested in was the Ken Shamrock one. He is the biggest star they have and that says a lot about the company. Cage can be seen as a star but not if he stays with Impact.
 

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They were doing 150k on 10pm
Impact peaked at almost 400k on POP.
They averaged around 300k in the 8pm time slot. 400k was around the time the whole broken Matt Hardy thing was taking off. Trust me they will never get these numbers again unless they improve production to give the show a big time feel ala AEW. Bigger arenas, good lighting etc. Even NXT are barely maintaining 700k viewers on a huge channel, I doubt Impact will come close to these numbers with an indy looking show.
 

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They averaged around 300k in the 8pm time slot. 400k was around the time the whole broken Matt Hardy thing was taking off. Trust me they will never get these numbers again unless they improve production to give the show a big time feel ala AEW. Bigger arenas, good lighting etc. Even NXT are barely maintaining 700k viewers on a huge channel, I doubt Impact will come close to these numbers with an indy looking show.
And why should I trust YOU?

Making around 300k - 400k is not impossible and that's what they may aim for. Including replays we can totally get these numbers.
They did 300k + 100k replay, it's possible to do it again.

NJPW highlight show on AXS do over 200k from some reports. IMPACT has a better spot, and it's not just highlights.

We will never know anyway, cause they don't make numbers official.
 

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AXS isn't metered by Nielsen but the last time NJPW's ratings were announced (I believe in a press release the last time the show was renewed) they were around 225,000 viewers per episode on average.

MLW Fusion gets under 10,000 on BeIn Sports plus their Fite and Youtube numbers.

ROH gets a lot of viewers (350,000 households not counting online viewers per episode was the last number Meltzer reported a few years back) but because of their timeslot and channels in a lot of markets, many of the viewers are very old like WWE's.

Back when Lucha Underground was on they were usually lucky to break 100,000.

So given all this and AEW's current numbers I'd say 150,000 per week on the low end, 400,000 per week best case scenario.
MLW deserves better....

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MLW deserves better....

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It's not their fault, it's just that BeIn Sports isn't on a lot of big cable providers. I know none of the cable or satellite companies in Denver offer it. Their numbers were really no worse than Impact on Pursuit.

They usually get 45-80K on Youtube, 100K+ for special episodes. Nobody knows what kind of numbers Fite TV pulls but they show episodes and/or PPVs for MMA, boxing, ROH, MLW, Impact, AEW, NJPW, CMLL, AAA, AJPW, and more so they have some kind of audience.

The plus side for MLW is that they have TV deals in Canada, the UK, Ireland, South Africa, and Israel as well.

Even ROH only has Canada, Portugal, and India for foreign TV.

MLW lacks the billion dollar ownership that WWE, AEW, ROH, and Impact all enjoy. Considering that they're doing pretty well for themselves.
 

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Best story lines and wrestling right now on TV in my opinion. Just need to keep consistency on this new channel. In the past, every time they got in a groove they had to move stations or started new regimes turning this upside down. It's time for some long term, consistent booking that makes sense. If they can do that for a year or two the fanbase will build. They have a great foundation to work with and have lots of great talent that they are getting full use out of. I love the way how everybody on the roster has a role and is getting consistent TV time to build their character. Don is great.
 

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Best story lines and wrestling right now on TV in my opinion. Just need to keep consistency on this new channel. In the past, every time they got in a groove they had to move stations or started new regimes turning this upside down. It's time for some long term, consistent booking that makes sense. If they can do that for a year or two the fanbase will build. They have a great foundation to work with and have lots of great talent that they are getting full use out of. I love the way how everybody on the roster has a role and is getting consistent TV time to build their character. Don is great.


In my opinion Anthem has been trying to get Impact on its path since they took over and Finally starting next tuesday will be in my view the true start to the Anthem regime. A lot of changes took place and it was always uncertain of things and they keep wanting to push.They said themselves they didnt push as much as they wanted until they landed a proper deal.


So here we go and it begins on a solid ground with a good team. Also right now is a big roster turn over period too
 

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In my opinion Anthem has been trying to get Impact on its path since they took over and Finally starting next tuesday will be in my view the true start to the Anthem regime. A lot of changes took place and it was always uncertain of things and they keep wanting to push.They said themselves they didnt push as much as they wanted until they landed a proper deal.


So here we go and it begins on a solid ground with a good team. Also right now is a big roster turn over period too
Exciting.


Where did you hear that from? It Makes sense for them to wait until they blow their load on feuds when they where on a channel that didnt allow them to make true progress. So its gonma be interesting to see bow they step things up.
 

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I think it was more the financial push snd direction of the brand than say match making. Don talked about it in an interview
 

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This is semi-related. ROH has strengthened its relationship with Anthem.

Anthem of course owns Fight Network, AXS, and Impact Wrestling.

Fight Network was already airing ROH TV in Canada, but starting Friday night they are now also airing ROH on Fight Network UK.

Perhaps there will be more cooperation between the companies in the future.
 

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MLW deserves better....

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I wouldn't worry too much about MLW. They are very much an old school promotion in the way they handle events. They have been selling a shit ton of tickets, and are going to get 2,000+ fans to their PPV on Saturday (me being one of them), despite the viewership, they still draw more fans to the shows than Impact.
 

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People are obssesed with ratings but forget these companies are nothing with out paying fans. Wrestling at its core is a show up to venue business at its core
 
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