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AEW and Rooster Teeth launch new weekly video podcast: “Wrestling With The Week”

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AEW and Rooster Teeth launch new weekly video podcast: “Wrestling With The Week”

AEW issued the following:

ROOSTER TEETH AND ALL ELITE WRESTLING LAUNCH NEW WEEKLY VIDEO  PODCAST: “WRESTLING WITH THE WEEK” 

— AEW Star Scorpio Sky and Funhaus Creator James Willems  To Co-Host Series Launching Jan. 18 —

December 16, 2020 — Rooster Teeth and All Elite Wrestling announced a new weekly lifestyle  podcast, Wrestling With The Week, hosted by AEW sensation Scorpio Sky and Funhaus co creative director James Willems. Each 30-minute episode gives wrestling and gaming fans insider  looks at the week in wrestling, gaming, sports, movies and more.

Produced by Eric Baudour (The Rooster Teeth Podcast, Mega64), the premiere episode of  Wrestling With The Week debuts in audio and video streaming formats worldwide on Jan. 18,  2021. Wrestling With The Week is represented by Rooster Teeth’s The Roost Podcast Network,  and is executive produced by Activist Artist Management and Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of  Creative of AEW. Fans can visit WrestlingWithTheWeek.com for more information, watch the  official podcast trailer at this LINK, and follow @WWTWpod for more information.

“AEW has revolutionized the wrestling industry with a fresh new take on storytelling and a world  class lineup of talent,” said A.J. Feliciano, head of The Roost Podcast Network. “Fans want to  know how it all came to be and continues to entertain week after week. With James and Scorpio  Sky’s fantastic chemistry and hot takes as industry insiders, wrestling and gaming fans alike won’t  be able to get enough of Wrestling With The Week.”

Scorpio Sky began his career in 2002 and has wrestled around the world. Sky is currently a  member of “SCU” (SoCal Uncensored), a leading AEW tag team, and was among the first signees  to AEW in January 2019. Featured in AEW Dynamite on TNT, as part of SCU, he helped capture  AEW’s inaugural World Tag Team Championship on Oct. 30, 2019, making Sky the first Black  champion in AEW. Outside the ring, Sky keeps a pulse on pop culture trends and is a self proclaimed sneaker connoisseur.

James Willems is a founding member and co-creative director of Rooster Teeth’s popular gaming  channel Funhaus. When not riffing on the humorous absurdity of old and new pop culture  happenings in Funhaus videos, James produces, directs and writes for various Rooster Teeth  series including Arizona Circle, Last Laugh, Red vs. Blue, Camp Camp and Sex Swing: The  Animated Series.

Weekly podcast installments of Wrestling With The Week will stream free across popular audio  and video platforms including Rooster Teeth apps, AEW’s YouTube channel, Amazon/Audible,  Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, PlayerFM, Castbox, Podcast  Addict, Podbean, Pocket Casts, Breaker, Overcast, Downcast and Stitcher.

Positioned inside Rooster Teeth and representing more than 280MM incremental views and  10MM audio monthly downloads across its network, The Roost connects quality podcast creators  with the advertisers who understand them best. The network specializes in cultivating  independent creator brands that align with Rooster Teeth’s community-first approach;  generating revenue with its turn-key sales, production, marketing, e-commerce, events and  distribution infrastructure. The Roost reaches millennial and Gen Z audiences across all  platforms where they watch or listen to podcasts, including video platforms like YouTube,  Rooster Teeth apps, as well as Spotify’s most recent video podcast program.

About Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community-built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare  bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a  changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation,  Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with  subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content  series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and  daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production  capabilities and a world class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks,  streaming entertainment services and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences  through its Studios division. Rooster Teeth cultivates the gaming lifestyle it helped define with partnerships  through its industry-leading video-first podcast network, The Roost. Rooster Teeth has a massive global  footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 1.2 million unique monthly visitors  across its apps, and more than 4 million registered community members. The company was founded in  2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

About AEW

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,  Sting, 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).