AEW Collision To Launch On Saturday June 17th, 2023

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It has been officially confirmed during the Warner Bros Discovery upfronts that AEW Collision will launch on June 17th.

The live two-hour show will air every Saturday night from 8-10pm Eastern on TNT.

You can find a section of the official press release below.

“We’re doubling-down on wrestling with ‘AEW: Collision,’ which gives fans two more hours every week,” said Jason Sarlanis, President, Turner Networks, ID and HLN, linear & streaming. “AEW’s roster of talent has expanded so quickly that we felt it needed another night to bring our audience the epic rivalries, unforgettable matches and stars they love to watch. Adding ‘Collision’ to our programming mix on TNT will allow us to satisfy the massive demand we’ve felt from our hardcore fanbase and be the ultimate complement to ‘AEW: Dynamite’ on TBS.”

“With the addition of ‘AEW: Collision’ on TNT, I’m extremely proud that a Turner network will be the home of Saturday night wrestling for the first time in more than two decades,” said Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative of AEW. “The debut of ‘Collision’ is significant across numerous sectors including television, wrestling, entertainment and sports, and reinforces AEW as the bold property we envisioned when we launched in 2019. ‘Collision’ will deliver live every Saturday night more of what fans and viewers tell us they want – athleticism, big personalities, exciting storylines and hard-hitting wrestling action, all of which have become synonymous with AEW.”

No Mention Of CM Punk’s AEW Return

It is believed that CM Punk will make his long-awaited return to AEW on the premiere episode of the show, however, the was no mention of the star during the announcement or in the subsequent press release. The show will feature Miro, Samoa Joe, Thunder Rosa, Powerhouse Hobbs, and Andrade El Idolo.

It has been reported that the debut episode of the show will air live from the United Center in Chicago, but again there was no mention of this in the press release.