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AEW announces 'Dark: Elevation,' Paul Wight on commentary


This was updated at 1:50 PM Eastern.

AEW continues to add to its weekly broadcast lineup, announcing a new show called AEW Dark: Elevation that will air on Mondays on YouTube starting at 7 PM Eastern.

The announcement was paired with their other big announcement that Paul Wight (aka Big Show in WWE) has signed a long-term deal with the company and will be a commentator on the show in addition to in-ring action.

Neither a logo or a start date was announced, but more information was promised for Wednesday's Dynamite.

From the release, Elevation will "showcase AEW’s established and rising stars, as well as the top independent wrestlers within the industry, competing against each other in the ring in pursuit of wins. AEW Dark: Elevation will also maintain continuity with AEW DYNAMITE, AEW Dark, AEW pay-per-view shows and streaming events, with wins and losses factoring into each wrestler’s ranking in the company."

On Twitter, Tony Khan said that Elevation is not the third show they have been discussing for a WarnerMedia property and that another show will ineed debut at some point in 2021.