In October 2019, WWE's 205 Livebrand merged under the NXT brand with the 205 Live streaming television show becoming a supplementary show of NXT. On February 15, 2022, WWE announced that 205 Live would be replaced by a new show called NXT Level Up, which would stream in 205 Live'
s former Friday night slot at 10pm Eastern Time on Peacock in the United States and the WWE Network in international markets. The show premiered on February 18, 2022. The commentators for the show are Sudu Shah and Nigel McGuinness, and the ring announcers are Alicia Taylor and Kelly Kincaid. In the main event of the inaugural episode Edris Enofe defeated Kushida.