WWE and ION Television have announced a new weekly original series airing Wednesday nights at 8/7 CT. WWE Main Event will debut Oct. 3, 2012, and the one-hour program will feature WWE Superstars and Divas from the rosters of Raw and SmackDown. The new show will be available in 100 million U.S. television households on ION Television.
“WWE looks forward to this new partnership with ION Television,” WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon said. “We are excited about producing this new television show, WWE Main Event, and bringing our fans to ION Television every Wednesday.”
“ION Television is delighted to begin a new partnership with such a successful and well-recognized franchise as WWE,” Brandon Burgess, CEO of ION Media Networks said. “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.”
WWE Main Event will feature in-ring action and offer a big-arena experience with live audiences like current WWE weekly programs.