Chris Jericho Talks AEW Dynamite Recently Scoring Some Bigger Demo Ratings Than WWE RAW


Chris Jericho was on a recent episode of REINVENTED with Jen Eckhart just after Dynamite: Grand Slam in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Jericho spoke on AEW’s growth over these past two years and noted the factors towards the company’s growth.

“The last three weeks, we have done bigger demo numbers than WWE RAW has done, which is the flagship show. I think our company came out of nowhere, basically, and really exploded because of a different attitude, and you can see that when you watch our shows,” Jericho noted. “And you were there when we had the show at Arthur Ashe for 20,000 people in New York City, which is basically WWE’s backyard. So to draw a crowd like that and get the reception that we had, it seems to me that we are the hottest wrestling company in the world, and more importantly, we have the cool factor.

“And when you have the cool factor in any form of show business, whether it’s wrestling, whether it’s music, whether it’s a TV show, people jump aboard quickly because they want to figure out what’s everyone talking about here. What is all this about? AEW has that. We have changed the industry just by being in existence and focusing on something that was different from every other wrestling company, and I think that’s also the reasons why we had such a great fan base that exploded to where we are right now.”

Jericho described what it was like to work in Arthur Ashe Stadium. He also explained why it was a great move to perform in that arena as opposed to the traditional Madison Square Garden.

“It was unbelievable, and there’s a little bit of genius in Tony Khan’s part because everyone was talking about The Garden in New York City, Madison Square Garden, and what people don’t understand is to play The Garden is very expensive, for one,” Jericho pointed out. “You don’t really make money when you’re at The Garden. You just do it because it’s Madison Square Garden, and I think the idea was everyone was saying AEW’s got to go…

Source : wrestlinginc

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