- 1 An Early Clash
On the premiere episode, we are introduced to the 8 NXT hopefuls. But it doesn't take long for relationships between some Pros and Rookies to break down. Michael Tarver teams with his Pro, Carlito to face Christian & his rookie, Heath Slater, Darren Young takes on David Otunga, and independent standout Daniel Bryan battles the World Heavyweight Champion, Chris Jericho.
Air Date: 2010-02-23
- 2 What's Next For NXT?
At the end of the season, a Rookie’s success or failure will be determined by votes from the WWE Pros. The catch? The Pros cannot vote for or against their own Rookies. Darren Young faces David Otunga, Justin Gabriel & Matt Hardy team against Skip Sheffield & William Regal, and after taking his Pro Chris Jericho to the limit on the first NXT, Daniel Bryan faces Jericho's rookie, Wade Barrett.
Air Date: 2010-03-02
- 3 Rookies on the Rise
The rookies continue to try and impress in their bid to become the newest WWE Superstar. Daniel Bryan's rocky relationship with his Pro The Miz is tested as they team to take on R-Truth & David Otunga, Heath Slater faces Pro Carlito, and Wade Barrett battles Justin Gabriel.
Air Date: 2010-03-09
- 4 Clash in the City of Angels
WWE NXT host Matt Striker announces that in two weeks, the WWE Pros will evaluate the NXT Rookies. Which Superstar hopefuls will make the grade? Also, Matt Hardy & his rookie Justin Gabriel take on CM Punk & his rookie Darren Young, Daniel Bryan is forced to face The Great Khali, Heath Slater battles Michael Tarver, and Wade Barrett faces Skip Sheffield.
Air Date: 2010-03-16
- 5 Tag Team Twosome
With one week left to the first Pros Poll, the rookies are all out to impress. Darren Young & David Otunga face Michael Tarver & Daniel Bryan, and Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel battle Skip Sheffield & Wade Barrett.
Air Date: 2010-03-23
- 6 Monday Night Goes 'A-List'
The first Pros Poll rankings are revealed, and the rookies compete in a Battle Royal, with the winner becoming the NeXT guest host of Monday Night Raw! Also, the 8 WWE pros face off in an 8-man tag team match.
Air Date: 2010-03-30
- 7 Slater Gets Rocked
The rookies face their first weekly challenge, a Keg Carrying contest to win a match with a WWE Pro. Also, Daniel Bryan faces Darren Young, Justin Gabriel takes on Michael Tarver, and Wade Barrett battles David “A-List” Otunga.
Air Date: 2010-04-06
- 8 The Party Rages On
The rookies try to impress a British audience in the Talk The Talk challenge, to win their own entrance theme. Also, Wade Barrett takes on WWE Pro, Christian, Pro William Regal faces Daniel Bryan, and Darren Young faces his Pro's associate, Luke Gallows.
Air Date: 2010-04-13
- 9 NXT Rookie rocks 'the best'
Things get physical as the NXT Rookies square off against each other in the Rock ’em Sock ’em Rookies Challenge. Also, Justin Gabriel def. David “A-List” Otunga faces Justin Gabriel, Darren Young battles Skip Sheffield and Michael Tarver in a triple threat match, and Heath Slater steps up to WWE Pro Chris Jericho.
Air Date: 2010-04-20
- 10 Cornfed Victory
The rookies salesmanship skills are tested in the Seal the Deal challenge. Also, Wade Barrett & Chris Jericho face Heath Slater & Christian, Michael Tarver battles Darren Young, and Daniel Bryan is pitted against Skip Sheffield.
Air Date: 2010-04-27
- 11 Overcoming Obstacles
The rookies are tested on an obstacle course to win immunity ahead of next weeks elimination. Also, The Miz makes Daniel Bryan take on also winless Michael Tarver, and David “A-List” Otunga gets his match against his WWE Pro, R-Truth.
Air Date: 2010-05-04
- 12 Three Goodbyes
The rookies are thrown a curveball on the first elimination night. Wade Barrett faces Heath Slater, Skip Sheffield takes on Darren Young, and David “A-List” Otunga battles Justin Gabriel.
Air Date: 2010-05-11
- 13 Party Crashed
The return of eliminated rookies Daniel Bryan and Michael Tarver causes a shock confrontation. Also, the pros watch on and decide the next rookie to be eliminated, as Wade Barrett takes on Darren Young, and Heath Slater faces Justin Gabriel.
Air Date: 2010-05-18
- 14 Show's Over
It's semi-finals week, but Michael Cole is more interested in getting an apology from Daniel Bryan. R-Truth teams with David “A-List” Otunga in a tag match against Christian & Heath Slater, and Wade Barrett faces Justin Gabriel, before another rookie is eliminated!
Air Date: 2010-05-25
- 15 Finale
It's the final week of NXT, and remaining rookies Wade Barrett, Justin Gabriel and David “A-List” Otunga face in an elimination match, before the pros decide who will become the next breakout star in the WWE!
Air Date: 2010-06-01