It was previously reported by Meltzer and Mike Johnson of PWInsider that such a move was forthcoming.
That's a solid idea on paper, but what happens if (and when) those fans tune in to see NXT and get Main-Roster WWE Show #3 instead? NXT is presently taped upwards of four episodes at a time at Full Sail, a production facility near the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.
Reports are swirling that WWE is about to begin broadcasting NXT on the USA Network as a two hour live show to go head-to-head with AEW's own live show on TNT.
There had been speculation all summer that WWE would want to use NXT as a hammer in the brewing war with AEW, but the thinking had centered on NXT going to FS1, the sports network of new broadcast partner Fox, which will be the home of the "Smackdown" brand on Friday nights beginning October 4.
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A sticking point with FS1 is the Big East Basketball schedule. There has also been talks of starting the show live on 10/2 head to head with AEW.
U.S. previously aired a special NXT episode on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 as a part of their WWE Week programming.
WWE fans who have become accustomed and attracted to NXT's more rugged and realistic style with long-term booking, thorough storytelling and (often times) more exciting in-ring action may or may not see changes come to the brand with it moving to USA Network. While he won't confirm the rumors, Triple H has supposedly been fielding the question by telling people to "Watch TV on Monday".