NXT is kicking off 2021 with a special episode of television.
It was announced during TakeOver: WarGames tonight that NXT New Year’s Evil will take place on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The episode will air live on the USA Network starting at 8 p.m. Eastern time.
WWE.com wrote about New Year’s Evil:
Ready for 2021? Prepare to ring in the new year with the black-and-gold brand!
NXT will present New Year’s Evil on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
How will the Superstars of NXT kick off 2021? What will the new year hold for champions Finn Balor and Io Shirai? Who will step up to take center stage, as the calendar turns toward a new era for the black-and-gold brand?
Find out by tuning in to NXT New Year’s Evil, Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 8/7 C on USA Network.
The most recent special episode of NXT was October’s Halloween Havoc event. This summer, NXT Great American Bash took place over two weeks of TV.
New Year’s Evil marks a change from the first NXT episode of 2020, which aired on New Year’s Day and was a year-end awards edition of the show that didn’t feature any new in-ring action.