The CW Network is formally changing into the unique broadcast dwelling of WWE NXT in October 2024. The five-year settlement marks the primary time in WWE NXT’s 13-year historical past that it’s going to air on a broadcast tv community.
For these much less conscious of WWE NXT, it’s identified for showcasing WWE’s hottest up-and-coming Superstars. WWE NXT will debut on The CW subsequent 12 months with 52 dwell weekly occasions scheduled all through the season.
“We are thrilled to welcome the WWE model into the CW Sports portfolio as they play an integral position in our mission to convey dwell sporting occasions to the community year-round,” mentioned Dennis Miller, President of The CW Network. “WWE NXT is an ideal match for The CW because of its dynamic younger expertise that includes the most well liked rising stars within the sport and exhilarating, unpredictable weekly occasions. The ardour and engagement of WWE’s fanbase is unmatched, and we’re wanting to develop that viewers as WWE NXT’s new dwelling on broadcast tv.”
“The CW has made spectacular strikes over the previous 12 months with its dwell sports activities programming schedule,” mentioned Nick Khan, WWE President. “It’s a very thrilling alternative to develop NXT’s viewers by bringing the present to broadcast tv for the primary time in NXT’s historical past.”
WWE NXT was launched by WWE Chief Content Officer Paul “Triple H” Levee and has aired weekly since 2012. It options the most effective and brightest expertise in sports activities leisure. About ninety % of the members in final 12 months’s WrestleMania have been developed beneath the NXT banner. Led by WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels, NXT is fashionable amongst youthful demographics.
The programming joins CW’s rising roster of dwell sports activities, together with ACC soccer and LIV Golf. Stay tuned for extra information on WWE NXT’s partnership with The CW, and mark your calendars for October 2024.