The following press release was issued to us by WWE today.
WWE® NETWORK UNVEILS WRESTLEMANIA® WEEK PROGRAMMING
STAMFORD, Conn., March 24, 2016 – WWE Network unveiled its WrestleMania Week programming line-up filled with a series of all-new episodes, specials and live coverage beginning Monday, March 28 and culminating with WWE’s pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania on Sunday, April 3, live at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT.
WrestleMania Week will include the premiere of WWE 24: “Thank You Daniel,” a new episode of Legends with JBL® featuring 2016 Hall of Fame inductee Michael Hayes, WWE Ride Along™ featuring WWE Superstars Dean Ambrose® and Roman Reigns®, and WWE Divas Paige™ and Alicia Fox™, and Stone Cold® Podcast Live! featuring WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. In addition, fans can also watch NXT® Takeover: Dallas, the WWE Hall of Fame 2016 Red Carpet and the WWE Hall of Fame 2016, along with WrestleMania Kickoff and the year’s main attraction, WrestleMania.
New subscribers can get all of this programming as part of a free month trial by signing up at WWENetwork.com now. The schedule of WrestleMania Week programming on WWE Network is as follows:
WWE 24: “Thank You Daniel”
Monday, March 28 immediately following Monday Night Raw®
Witness Daniel Bryan’s emotional farewell, as WWE 24 cameras bring you unprecedented access inside the last day of his stellar career.
Legends with JBL: Michael Hayes
Tuesday, March 29 at 8 pm ET
Host John Bradshaw Layfield, former WWE Champion and current Monday Night Raw analyst, presses the biggest and most influential names in WWE on the most controversial topics in sports entertainment history. JBL sits down with 2016 WWE Hall of Fame Inductee Michael Hayes and discusses the Fabulous Freebirds’ legendary career in the ring, his creative role behind-the-scenes, as well as the controversies surrounding him.
Wednesday, March 30 at 8 pm ET
With only two days to go before his rematch for Finn Bálor’s title at NXT TakeOver: Dallas, Samoa Joe is in action against Bull Dempsey. Fans will also get an exclusive look at the upcoming NXT TakeOver match between NXT Champion Bayley and Asuka.
WWE Ride Along featuring WWE Superstars Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns and WWE Divas Paige and Alicia Fox
Wednesday, March 30 at 9 pm ET
On WWE Ride Along, the WWE Universe rides shotgun with the Superstars and Divas as they travel from city to city on the tour that never ends. On the road to WrestleMania, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose get chased by fans, while Paige and Alicia Fox engage in some Divas hijinks! Hear inside stories and witness over-the-top hilarity that can only take place within the confines of a car.
Stone Cold Podcast Live! featuring WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley
Thursday, March 31 at 10 pm ET
WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin hosts a no-holds-barred interview with the Hardcore Legend, Mick Foley, LIVE from WrestleMania Axxess.
NXT TakeOver: Dallas
Friday, April 1 at 10 pm ET
The biggest names in NXT face off in front of a sold-out crowd at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. NXT Champion Finn Bálor puts the NXT Championship on the line against Samoa Joe, NXT Women’s Champion Bayley will defend her title against Asuka™, and Jason Jordan™ and Chad Gable™ will face Blake™ & Murphy™ for the NXT Tag Team Titles.
WWE Hall of Fame 2016 Red Carpet
Saturday, April 2 at 7 pm ET
Join host Maria Menounos and WWE announcer Byron Saxton from the red carpet at WWE’s most glamourous event of the year. Watch all the glitz and glamour as Superstars, Divas, Legends and celebrities tell all on the eve of WrestleMania.
WWE Hall of Fame 2016
Saturday, April 2 at 8 pm ET
Sting, The Fabulous Freebirds, Big Boss Man, Godfather, Jacqueline and Stan Hansen will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. The WrestleMania eve tradition will telecast from the sold-out American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Sunday, April 3 at 5 pm ET
The WWE Universe prepares for the biggest event of the year with the annual WrestleMania Kickoff show. This year’s show starts the night off with one of WrestleMania’s fastest-growing traditions, the third annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, featuring 20 Superstars.
Sunday, April 3 at 7 pm ET
An unprecedented sold-out crowd is expected at AT&T Stadium for WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania. Triple H® will defend his WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar® takes on Dean Ambrose in a no-holds-barred street fight, Shane McMahon® returns to in-ring action for the first time in seven years to face Undertaker® inside Hell in a Cell and WWE Divas Champion Charlotte™ puts her title on the line in a triple threat match against Sasha Banks™ and Becky Lynch™.
About WWE Network
WWE Network is the only place to get all 12 WWE pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania, at no additional cost plus 24/7 programming featuring ground-breaking original series, reality shows, documentaries, classic matches, exclusive coverage of special events and the most comprehensive video-on-demand library with nearly 5,000 hours of content, including every WWE, WCW® and ECW® pay-per-view.
Like other digital subscription services, such as Netflix and Hulu, fans are able to sign up for WWE Network online by going to WWENetwork.com, and can watch WWE Network on their TVs through connected devices such as Sony PlayStation 3, Sony PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku streaming devices as well as Smart TVs including Sony, Samsung and Panasonic.
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