WWE Smackdown moving to the USA Network in 2016

Variety.com is reporting that at today’s USA Network press upfront gathering it was announced that WWE Smackdown will be moving from Syfy to the USA Network in the first quarter of 2016. It was also confirmed that WWE Tough Enough will be airing on the USA Network as well sometime in 2015.

USA Ad Sales Chief Peter Lazarus on the move and the new ad campaign with WWE:

“We are now focused to educating the marketplace about WWE’s positive attributes.”

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