Sports illustrated has confirmed that MLW will return to filming in October and will see the return of MLW first run programming in November.
MLW will tape from an undisclosed location on the east coast. The episodes will air first on the Fubo Sports Network in Primetime. With a later week run on DAZN and BeinSports. It has not been decided if the series will use the Fusion name or go back to the old Underground name. They have hired Covid Complaince Officer Mike Kitlas to make sure they follow the best guidelines possible to protect their talent.
MLW has been on a Covid shutdown from taping since the nationwide Covid-19 shutdowns began in March. Pre-taped episodes did continue to air for weeks after the final tapings. Since the shutdown MLW has been airing old episodes of the MLW Underground TV series. As well as producing character driven MLW Pulp Fusion series.
MLW relaunched in 2018 afterwell over a decade from its closure. MLW has produced shows for the BeinSports Cable Network. In addition to the English language channel, MLW has a presence on the Spanish version of the network. MLW also posts their weekly shows on their Youtube Channel. Recently Court Bauer has announcing deals to bring Fusion to the Fubio Sports streaming channel. As well as a deal to add content to DAZN combat sports streaming service.
Since the shutdown MLW has been airing old episodes of the MLW Underground TV series. As well as producing character driven MLW Pulp Fusion series. MLW originally ran in the early 2000s as a small indy that produced MLW Underground as a syndicated tv series before the promotions shut down in 2005. MLW returned as a podcast network several years before its 2018 relaunch as a promotion.