News: TNT to Produce “AEW Dynamite Awards” Distributed Exclusively on Bleacher Report
There are AEW Dynamite Awards coming later this month. AEW sent out the following press release today with all the info on how to vote.
TNT to Produce First Annual “AEW Dynamite Awards” Distributed Exclusively on Bleacher Report
New Awards Show Celebrates AEW Stars and Top Moments on Jan. 27 via Livestream on the Bleacher Report App
Voting Opens Today at www.AEWAwards.com
January 13, 2021 – TNT and Bleacher Report announced today the first annual “AEW Dynamite Awards,” a new awards show honoring the top AEW stars and viral moments of the past year. The show will livestream on Wednesday, January 27, at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT, exclusively on the Bleacher Report app.
Starting today, fans can vote for their favorites in a variety of categories – including Best Moment on the Mic, Biggest Surprise, Breakout Star and Biggest Beatdown – by visiting www.AEWAwards.com.
Shaquille O’Neal, Bert Kreischer, Chael Sonnen, Curtis Granderson, Camille Kostek, Kevin Hefferman, Steve Lemme, Ron Funches, Danielle Fishel Karp and Jensen Karp are among the virtual award presenters.
The B/R app’s AEW stream is home to an active fan base reaching nearly 150,000 subscribers each month. During the “AEW Dynamite Awards,” fans will be able to post and comment in real-time as awards are announced. The event will also be supported and promoted across B/R social channels – the #1 most engaged sports media brand on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The show will also be available on TNT’s YouTube channel and AEW’s social channels following the event.
The first annual “AEW Dynamite Awards” nominees:
Best Moment on the Mic:
• MJF “We Deserve Better” Speech
• Cody Rhodes accepts Dog Collar Match
• Jon Moxley accepts Inner Circle Invitation
• Brandi Rhodes confronts Jade Cargill
• Orange Cassidy Debates Chris Jericho
• Matt Hardy’s Debut
• Jake the Snake Roberts confronts Cody
• Brodie Lee arrives as The Exalted One
• Sting’s AEW Debut
• Miro revealed as Best Man
Breakout Star – Male:
• Orange Cassidy
• Darby Allin
• Eddie Kingston
• John Silver
Breakout Star – Female:
• Hikaru Shida
• Anna Jay
• Tay Conti
• Big Swole
• Penelope Ford
• Inner Circle jumps Orange Cassidy
• Dark Order attacks Nightmare Family
• Nyla Rose puts Riho + Shida through tables
• Brian Cage sneak attacks Jon Moxley
• The Nightmare Family and Inner Circle brawl
High Flyer Award:
• Rey Fenix
• Marq Quen
• Nick Jackson
Hardest Moment to Clean Up After:
• Orange Cassidy drops orange juice on The Inner Circle • The Parking Lot Brawl
• The Bunkhouse Match
• Big Swole dumps garbage on Dr. Britt Baker
Biggest WTF Moment
• Cody Rhodes steel cage moonsault
• Sammy Guevara hit by golf cart
• Kenny Omega wins AEW World Championship and walks out of AEW • Bloody Dr. Britt Baker vs. Hikaru Shida
• Young Bucks frog splash off the stadium railing
• Jericho + MJF: Le Dinner Debonair
• Britt Baker waxes Tony Schiavone
• Young Bucks kick MJF into a pool
• Inner Circle Vegas Trip
Best Twitter Follow
• Orange Cassidy
• Dr. Britt Baker
• Nyla Rose
Bleacher Report PPV Moment of the Year
• Stadium Stampede
• Moxley wins AEW Championship
• Shida wins AEW Women’s Championship
• Omega + Page defeat The Young Bucks
• Darby Allin wins TNT Title from Cody
• The Young Bucks win AEW Tag Team title
Founded by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan, AEW is a new professional wrestling league headlined by Cody & Brandi Rhodes, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), Chris Jericho, Hangman Page and Jon Moxley. For the first time in many years, AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling, with a roster of world-class talent that is injecting new spirit, freshness and energy to the industry. The inaugural event under the AEW banner was the sold-out DOUBLE OR NOTHING PPV in Las Vegas in May 2019.
AEW began airing its weekly show on TNT on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, from 8-10 p.m. ET. The show, “AEW DYNAMITE,” is Wednesday’s No. 1 wrestling show and attracts the youngest wrestling audience on television. AEW’s multi-platform content also includes “AEW DARK,” a weekly pro wrestling YouTube series, “Being the Elite” a weekly behind-the-scenes YouTube series, and “AEW Unrestricted,” a weekly podcast series co-produced with WarnerMedia. For more info, check out @AEW (Twitter), @AllEliteWrestling (Instagram), / AllEliteWrestling (FB), AllEliteWrestling (YouTube).
TNT, a WarnerMedia brand, is watched by more people than any other cable network and known for big, lean-forward television that gives viewers the best seat in the house for electrifying stories, dynamic characters and thrilling events. TNT is home to some of television’s most popular original series including “Snowpiercer,” “The Alienist: The Angel of Darkness,” “Animal Kingdom” and “Claws.” TNT is expanding its programming to include premium unscripted with the docuseries ”ShaqLife.” TNT also presents popular shows such as “Bones” and “Castle,” in addition to primetime specials and sports coverage, including the NBA and NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships and the professional wrestling league All Elite Wrestling (AEW), which has exploded onto the scene with “AEW Dynamite,” premiering as the night’s #1 wrestling show. Website: www.tntdrama.com
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