Cable makes wrestling richer than ever


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This week we explain how the modern wrestling media economy works and just why cable TV gives WWE and AEW so much money for rights fees.

Plus, Covid prevalence in Japan and Tokyo are on the rise as Wrestle Kingdom approaches.

And WWE Smackdown gets a huge lead-in on Christmas day, followed by normal viewership on New Years Day.

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