NXT UK, the long awaited UK indie centric series from the WWE featuring top UK, Irish and European stars like Travis Banks, Toni Storm, Grizzled Young Veterans (Zack Gibson & James Drake) and their already established British stars like Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate and Trent Seven, finally makes it’s long awaited debut on the WWE Network starting next Wednesday night, airing at 8pm BST (3pm EST in North America). It adds to an already stacked Wednesday night on the Network, which boasts 205 Live at 7pm, NXT at 8pm, and Mae Young Classic at 9pm.
BREAKING: #NXTUK, a new weekly episodic series featuring the greatest male and female competitors from the UK, will stream on @WWENetwork on Wednesdays beginning 17th October at 8pm BST. pic.twitter.com/L8wVJquMdF
— WWE UK (@WWEUK) October 11, 2018
From WWE’s official press release:
The one-hour episodes will feature the biggest names from NXT UK, including Pete Dunne, Mark Andrews, Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, Tyler Bate, Trent Seven and Wolfgang. Joining the NXT UK broadcasting team as backstage interviewer is British broadcasting personality Radzi Chinyanganya, best known for hosting ITV game show “Cannonball,” and in his ongoing role as a presenter of the world’s longest-running children’s TV show, the BBC’s “Blue Peter.” Calling the action are commentators Nigel McGuinness and Vic Joseph, joined by ring announcer Andy Shepherd and NXT UK General Manager, the legendary Johnny Saint.
“NXT UK is the next step in our global localization strategy, and we are proud to do this in a place where WWE has had a special relationship for more than 30 years,” said Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative.
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