WWE Network set to launch Feb. 24

What are you gonna do, brother when the WWE Network runs wild on you?

That’s what people are going to be finding out this month when the WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, will launch live and nationwide on Monday, Feb. 24.

In a subscription package that WWE fans are already raving abound, the network will feature all 12 WWE live pay-per-view events — including Wrestlemania this April — for $9.99 per month with a 6-month commitment. That means that for that cost, fans will be getting a value of more than $600 per year because the WWE Network will also include original programming, reality shows, documentaries, classic matches and more than 1,500 hours of video on demand at launch including all past pay per views from WWE, WCW and ECW.

Fans can subscribe to WWE Network beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 24 at WWE.com, and for a limited time will be offered a free one week trial. WWE Network, which is the first 24/7 network delivered directly to fans through over-the-top digital distribution, will be available on desktops and laptops via WWE.com.

WWE Network will also be available through the WWE App on Amazon’s Kindle Fire devices; Android devices such as Samsung Galaxy; iOS devices such as Apple iPad and iPhone; Roku streaming devices; Sony PlayStation 3 and Sony PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360. Availability on additional devices, including Xbox One and select Smart TVs, will follow this summer.

“[The network launch] is a historic day for WWE as we transform and reimagine how we deliver our premium live content and 24/7 programming directly to our fans around the world,” Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer as well as a Greenwich resident, said when the network was officially unveiled last month. “WWE Network will provide transformative growth for our company and unprecedented value for our fans.”

When the network officially goes live on Feb. 24 subscribers will be able to delve right into the vast library of content that WWE has.

Feb. 24 is a Monday too which means that WWE’s flagship program Monday Night Raw will air that night at 8 p.m. on USA.

After the show is over, the live programming on the network will officially launch with the live Monday Night Raw Post-Show at 11:06 p.m.

According to WWE, the network will feature live Raw and Smackdown pre- and post-shows every week, new programming including a live studio show and additional on-demand content will be added in the future.

Additionally, along with the live pay-per-view events, subscribers will also get live pre and post game shows after the events and regular programming like The Monday Night War which follows the battle for ratings supremacy between WWE and WCW, Wrestlemania Rewind  which will provide behind the scenes looks at matches and moments through the first 29 years of Wrestlemania, WWE Countdown a one hour, interactive countdown series that gives viewers the chance to discuss and rank WWE’s most spectacular superstars, unexpected moments, best catch phrases and more through digital polling and social media interaction.

There will also be a weekly airings of WWE NXT, a show that is highly regarded among WWE fans for showcasing young, rising stars and, starting in April, WWE Legends House a reality show featuring WWE Hall of Famers like Rowdy Roddy Piper, Mean Gene Okerland and Hacksaw Jim Duggan. This comes in addition to the library of on-demand content including classic matches uncut and uncensored and rebroadcasts of Raw and Smackdown.

For more information go online to WWE.com.

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