The hottest names in professional wrestling from today and from yesterday are coming together to bring fans the ultimate wrestling experience with WWE 24/7 On Demand, now available on Comcast's ON DEMAND service. WWE 24/7 On Demand offers 40 hours of wrestling- related programming each month, including classic matches, behind-the-scenes coverage, wrestler profiles and more.
Beginning this month, Comcast Digital Cable customers can subscribe to WWE 24/7 On Demand for $7.99 per month, giving them instant access to the world's largest wrestling library of more than seventy five thousand hours of programs from the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment), NWA (National Wrestling Alliance), ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling), AWA (American Wrestling Association) and Smoky Mountain Wrestling archives. From past championship bouts to up-close profiles of the stars that bring wrestling to life, WWE 24/7 brings fans an unprecedented look at their favorite sport.
"Comcast's ON DEMAND service has transformed the way people watch television, and WWE 24/7 will do the same for the millions of wrestling fans across the country," said Page Thompson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Video Services for Comcast. "With anytime access to thousands of great matches and wrestling shows, viewers can relive the rich history of the WWE and enjoy their favorite moments whenever they want."
Added Shane McMahon, WWE Executive Vice President, Global Media, "Now, WWE fans and Comcast customers from across the country can relive the classic wrestling moments and enjoy the exploits of their favorite Superstars from yesteryear. WWE 24/7 On Demand will bring The Iron Sheik, Sgt. Slaughter, Jesse Ventura and Greg Valentine back to life for the seasoned fans and introduce our massive archive of rarely seen material to a whole new generation. This is the first of many ways we hope to bring more new content to our fans with partners like Comcast."
Available only on cable, WWE 24/7 On Demand offers 40 hours of wrestling- related programming each month - including classic matches, behind-the-scenes coverage, wrestler profiles and more - in six categories:
-- Hall of Fame - an original monthly series celebrating the career of a featured Hall of Fame inductee. The comprehensive journey highlights the classic shows, matches, and moments that made a legend of that month's Hall of Famer.
-- Big Ones - classic Pay-Per-View events from WWE, NWA, WCW, ECW and AWA are shown in their first major encore airing. These events highlight championship matches, classic moments, and our biggest stars, bar none.
-- Specials - spotlighting the best of the WWE's programming originally created for network or video release.
-- ECW - WWE Superstar Tazz hosts a new documentary-style history of ECW, tracking the exciting evolution of ECW's mission to bring "Hardcore" back to the ring.
-- Prime Time - classic WWE shows like Tuesday Night Titans and Prime Time Wrestling are presented in their entirety.
-- Shorties - a collection of epic feuds, infamous promos, parodies and more.
This month, the WWE 24/7 On Demand spotlight shines on the greatest international wrestling superstars of all time, including Hall of Fame legend Nikolai Volkoff. Programming is updated each month, so fans can always find new selections from the best in classic and current wrestling entertainment.
Comcast's ON DEMAND service offers a growing library of more than 7,500 programs available any time customers want to watch them - with the ability to fast forward, rewind and pause selections. Since 2004, Comcast customers have watched more than 2 billion ON DEMAND programs.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 23.3 million cable customers, 10 million high-speed Internet customers, and 1.6 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, OLN, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One and four regional Comcast SportsNets. Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) is an integrated media and entertainment company headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto and London. Additional information on the company can be found at http://wwe.com and http://corporate.wwe.com. WWE 24/7 is a subscription video on demand service being made available through Cable, Telephony and Satellite television providers, and leveraging WWE's 75,000-hour library, the largest of its kind in the world, featuring the leading wrestling and other sports entertainment brands and programming.