WWE: NXT Great American Bash Update, NXT UK Status Update, Updated SD Ratings

NXT Great American Bash to Feature Limited Commercials

During this past Monday’s episode of RAW, WWE announced that the first night of NXT’s Great American Bash special on Wednesday will feature limited commercials.

This will be the third time that NXT has aired with limited commercial interruption since moving to USA Network. The first being the October 2, 2019 episode which went head-to-head with AEW Dynamite’s debut episode and the second being the December 18th episode.

NXT Great American Bash special takes place on July 1st and July 8th and will be going head-to-head against AEW Fyter Fest.

NXT UK Status Update

WWE reportedly held a conference call with NXT UK talent earlier today, according to PWInsider.

Mike Johnson reported that WWE officials mostly used the call to get in touch with their NXT UK roster inform them to be ready to get back to work when the time is right to do so but did not provide any timetable.

Johnson also reported that WWE officials informed NXT UK talent that any future allegations will be taken seriously by the company and they will be taking an extremely hard-line stance going forward, including quick releases and suspensions and revoking potential new deals.

Updated WWE Friday Night SmackDown Ratings

This past Friday’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown drew a final viewership of 2,174,000 on FOX, according to Showbuzz Daily. This was the same compared to the initial overnight number of 2,174,000 viewers on the network.