WWE statement on the return of the “Tough Enough” series

WWE issued the following on Thursday evening.

“USA Network President Chris McCumber has announced that groundbreaking WWE reality series “Tough Enough” will be returning to television on USA Network.

“I am pleased to announce that USA is bringing back ‘Tough Enough,’ the action-packed competition reality show from the ratings juggernaut, WWE,” McCumber said in a speech today during the Television Critics Association winter press tour. “The show will have a completely new format, with live elements that will truly make this event television.”

McCumber continued, “After signing another multi-year deal for Raw and SmackDown, this is the perfect time to bring back the series and capitalize on the enormous audience appeal of sports-entertainment.”

Stay with WWE.com as more details about the return of “Tough Enough” are revealed.”