AEW: All Out Countdown Ratings, Dynamite Schedule Update, Thunder Rosa, Miro Contract Update

AEW Countdown to All Out Special Ratings

AEW’s Countdown to All Out 2020 special this past Saturday drew 357,000 viewers and a 0.14 key 18-49 demographic rating on TNT.

This was up from AEW’s Countdown to Double or Nothing special on May 22nd, which drew 344,000 viewers and a 0.10 key demographic rating on TNT.

Source: Showbuzz Daily

Current Schedule Status for Next Week’s Dynamite Episode

The airing date for next week’s episode of AEW Dynamite is currently unknown due to issues related to the NBA Playoffs.

Dave Meltzer reported that the current situation is if the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets NBA Playoffs series ends in six games, AEW will air next week’s Dynamite episode on Wednesday, September 16 and a one hour Dynamite special episode on Tuesday, September 22. If the Lakers vs. Rockets series goes to a Game 7, then AEW will air a one hour Dynamite special episode on Wednesday after NBA coverage and next week’s regular two hour episode on Thursday.

Thunder Rosa AEW Status Update

Thunder Rosa has been making appearances for AEW since her on-screen debut on the August 22nd episode of AEW Dynamite. Rosa is currently the NWA World Women’s Champion although she has not worked for the NWA since they went on a break earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bryan Alvarez reported in a recent episode of the Wrestling Observer Radio that Rosa is currently signed to a per-date deal with AEW.

Miro AEW Contract Update

Miro, formerly known as Rusev in WWE, made his official debut for AEW on Wednesday’s episode of Dynamite. Miro was revealed by Kip Sabian to be his “Best Man” during his wedding announcement segment on the show. Following the show, AEW announced that they had signed Miro to an official contract.

Dave Meltzer reported in this week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter that Miro’s deal with AEW is multi-year in length and is similar to other AEW contracts in regards to allowing him the ability to work outside dates as long as they don’t conflict with AEW’s schedule. Meltzer reported that Miro’s deal includes the ability for him to work for New Japan Pro Wrestling although he likely would be limited to only working for them outside of the US.