Start date for “The Monday Night War” on the WWE Network

“The Monday Night War” series looking at the battle between RAW and Nitro will officially kick off on the WWE Network this Friday (8/22) following Smackdown starting at 10:00 p.m. Eastern (9:00 CT) on the WWE Network. This was plugged at the Smackdown tapings on Tuesday night in Phoenix. The description for the first show reads:

“Media mogul Ted Turner launches WCW Monday Nitro in direct competition against Vince McMahon and WWE’s Monday Night Raw.”