The following was issued by WWE:
EXPECT EVERYTHING WHEN WWE? SUPERSTARS ENTERS WGN AMERICA?S RING ON APRIL 16
April 9, 2009
NEW YORK, NY and STAMFORD, CT, April 9, 2009?Beginning April 16, WGN America and World Wrestling Entertainment? (NYSE: WWE) will team up for WWE Superstars, a first run, original program airing exclusively on WGN America, Tribune Broadcasting’s national Superstation.
The action-packed WWE Superstars will be produced by WWE and will feature WWE performances by Superstars and Divas from the entire WWE roster. The hour-long weekly program will provide WGN America viewers the chance to see WWE Superstars and Divas from all three WWE brands — RAW?, SmackDown? and ECW? — in one program. WWE Superstars will be available in HD and air on Thursday nights in prime time at 8 PM and 11 PM ET (5 PM and 8 PM PT) with an additional airing on Sundays at 12 PM ET (9 AM PT).
ABOUT WGN AMERICA:WGN America is a broad entertainment network and destination for audiences across America. Part of Tribune Broadcasting Company, WGN America is nationally distributed via cable, satellite and telco with entertainment programming consisting of first-run programs, blockbuster movies and live sports. www.wgnamerica.com
ABOUT WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT:Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment Inc (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.