When did raw finally beat Nitro?
April 13, 1998
On April 13, 1998, an advertised Austin vs. McMahon main event was enough for Raw Is War to finally beat Nitro in the ratings for the first time in nearly two years.
How long did Nitro beat Raw?
83 consecutive weeks
Beginning in June 1996, Nitro beat Raw in the ratings for 83 consecutive weeks, forcing WWF owner Vince McMahon to usher in the more adult-oriented “Attitude Era”.
What came first Raw or Nitro?
Raw aired its first broadcast in January of 1993. Nearly three years later, TNT unveiled its new wrestling show, Nitro.
Who won the Monday night wars?
One of the greatest moments in company history occurred on January 4, 1999, when Mankind won the WWE Championship on Monday Night Raw. This moment not only became one of the major victories for WWE during the Monday Night Wars, but it was also one of their rival’s most baffling losses.
Was WWF vs WCW real?
The Invasion was a professional wrestling storyline in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now known as WWE) that ran from March–November 2001 and involved stables of wrestlers purporting to represent World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW)—which merged to form The Alliance—placed …
Who has better ratings WWE or AEW?
AEW has been consistently ahead in the rating battle with WWE especially in the target audience of 18-49 years. WWE, on the other hand, is continuing its strategy of being family-oriented. WWE is TV-PG while AEW is TV-14. However, industry experts point out that AEW thereby has more creative freedom.
Are WWF and WCW the same?
Sometimes you hear it called WWF by those far out of the loop, but it’s the same company either way. However back in the ’90s, two names, even three were thrown out. That being WWF, WCW and ECW. While WWE was on USA Network, ECW was on TNN.
Who owns AEW?
Tony Khan is the owner of All Elite Wrestling, the popular pro wrestling company that has gained mainstream popularity in the last two years. WESH 2 News recently spoke with Khan about AEW moving its Dynamite show to TBS.
Is TNA better than WWE?
WWE is far more successful than TNA. If you check out pay-per-view buyrates, merchandise sales, or overall brand awareness, it all adds up to WWE crushing TNA. But they don’t beat them in every area. There are certain aspects of TNA television that are superior to the way WWE runs its shows.
Did the nWo destroy WCW?
Together, the nWo storyline ran WCW – where most members of the roster teamed up to destroy their opponents. But over time, the storyline grew stale and stopped appealing to the fans. And according to former WCW legend and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, the nWo itself almost destroyed the wrestling business.