NXT’s Big 200
Dec 18, 2013 - by Andrew Davis
WWE.com has a article up by Byron Sexton looking back at the 1st 200 episodes of WWE NXT:
Feb. 16, 2010. I remember it like it was yesterday. I had just completed my commentary obligations for the final episode of ECW on Syfy when those of us associated with the brand were pulled aside by WWE officials and informed that a new show would be taking its place—WWE NXT. We heard the show would be like no other, a brand new concept aimed at highlighting young competitors fresh out of WWE’s Developmental System to be paired up with WWE Superstars in an NXT Rookie/WWE Pro type of relationship. Those on the show would be eliminated weekly with the winner earning a contract as a full-time WWE Superstar.
Naturally, some of us had our doubts about whether or not the concept would work, but nearly four years later and with our 200th episode in the history books, I think it’s safe to say that not only has the concept been successful, the show has created a who’s who of current WWE Superstars and Divas.
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