Former WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee (April Mendez-Brooks) will be providing color commentary and serve as Executive Producer for the reboot of “WOW: Women of Wrestling” promotion.
WOW World Champion The Beast and Tessa Blanchard will lead the roster for the promotion.
ViacomCBS announced on Wednesday that new episodes of “WOW: Women of Wrestling” will launch in weekend syndication beginning in the fall of 2022. ViacomCBS also noted that they have already secured clearance in 160 markets, representing 70 percent of the United States through licensing agreements with deals that include CBS-owned-and-operated stations and Sinclair Broadcast Group. Furthermore, historical seasons of WOW will be available on CW Seed and Pluto TV platforms, expected in December 2021.
Los Angeles Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss is the money behind the show, which she has called “a passion project.” WOW was originally created by David McLane, who was also created the original incarnation of women’s wrestling series GLOW.