The wrestling world is about to go through some big changes over the next few weeks, and on Wednesday night NXT premiered on the USA Network.
The first hour of the show aired live on the USA Network, and the second hour aired live on the WWE Network.
According to ShowBuzzDaily, the live premiere of NXT drew 1.179 million viewers on the USA Network.
It’s not clear at this point in time how many people watched the second hour of the show on WWE Network.
Both hours of NXT will begin airing live USA Network on Wednesday, October 2.
For reference Monday Night Raw averaged 2.272 million viewers, and this week’s episode of SmackDown Live drew 2.064 million viewers.
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