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AEW confirms 'Dynamite' as name of TNT series


AEW has officially confirmed the name of its weekly TV series.

The show is titled "All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite." It will air live on TNT from 8-10 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesdays.

Prior to the official announcement, the name had started to be listed on cable listings and TNT's website. The word "Dynamite" was also included in potential names that AEW trademarked for the series.

The first episode of Dynamite is taking place at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, October 2. Here's what's been announced for the premiere:

  • Chris Jericho and two mystery partners vs. Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks
  • Nyla Rose vs. Riho to determine the inaugural AEW Women's Champion
  • Cody Rhodes vs. Sammy Guevara
  • MJF vs. Brandon Cutler

Dynamite will be going head-to-head with NXT, which will air live on USA Network. Shayna Baszler defending her NXT Women's Championship against Candice LeRae has been announced for the October 2 NXT episode.

TNT uploaded a trailer for the Dynamite premiere: