New WWE Series Heads to ION


STAMFORD: A new WWE series, featuring stars from Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown, is slated to premiere on ION Television this October.

The general-entertainment network, available in some 100 million homes, will premiere WWE Main Event on October 3, airing the show every Wednesday night. The series will feature in-ring action and reference story lines from Monday Night Raw (which airs on USA) and Friday Night SmackDown (broadcast on Syfy).

“ION Television is delighted to begin a new partnership with such a successful and well-recognized franchise as WWE,” said Brandon Burgess, the CEO of ION Media Networks. “As a general entertainment network with a solid foundation, WWE Main Event is a great addition to our lineup that features something for everyone. We look forward to introducing our ION audience to all of the excitement and drama WWE has to offer as well as welcoming a passionate new fan base to the network.”