WWE is adding new weekly episodic series “NXT UK” to its streaming service, WWE Network.
The one-hour “NXT UK” will feature male and female wrestlers from the U.K. It will stream Wednesdays at 8 p.m. BT/3 p.m. ET/noon PT on WWE Network, starting on Oct. 17.
“‘NXT UK’ is the next step in our global localization strategy, and we are proud to do this in a place where WWE has had a special relationship for more than 30 years,” said Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE executive vice president, Talent, Live Events & Creative.
Johnny Saint is NXT UK general manager. Andy Shepherd is the show’s ring announcer, Nigel McGuinness and Vic Joseph will call the in-ring action. Joining the team as a backstage interviewer is British broadcasting personality Radzi Chinyanganya.
NXT UK counts Pete Dunne, Mark Andrews, Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, Tyler Bate, Trent Seven and Wolfgang among its roster talent.
WWE Network costs $9.99 per month.
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