WWE issued the following press release to Prowrestling.net on Monday to promote its SummerSlam Week lineup for WWE Network.
WWE Network unveiled its SummerSlam Week programming line-up filled with a series of all-new episodes, specials and live events beginning today, Monday, August 15, including the summer’s biggest spectacle, SummerSlam, on Sunday, August 21 at 7pm ET.
SummerSlam Week will include a sneak peek at WWE Network’s newest original series, Holy Foley, brand new episodes of WWE 24, WWE NXT, Cruiserweight Classic, WWE Ride Along and Legends with JBL, as well as the premiere of Holy Foley. Plus, fans can also watch NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II and the week’s main attraction, SummerSlam, live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
New subscribers can get all of this programming as part of a free month trial by signing up at WWENetwork.com now. The schedule of SummerSlam Week programming on WWE Network is as follows:
Holy Foley: First Look Sneak Peek
Monday, August 15 immediately following Monday Night Raw® (approximately 11pm ET)
Corey Graves and Cathy Kelley sit down with Mick and Noelle Foley to give a first look at and discuss their highly-anticipated reality show, Holy Foley.
WWE 24: Women’s Evolution
Tuesday, August 16 immediately following Talking Smack (approximately 10:30pm ET)
This episode of WWE 24: The Women’s Evolution details the confluence of forces that elevated the Women’s Division to main event status at WrestleMania 32. The episode celebrates talent of the past, the current Superstars who powered the 10-Woman Tag Match, and the prodigious impact of NXT, with a special look at the emotional and pressure-filled moments for WWE Superstars Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks and Charlotte surrounding their historic Triple Threat Match for the new WWE Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 32.
Wednesday, August 17 at 8pm ET
With only a few days to go, take a special look at the upcoming matchups at this Saturday’s NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II, including an exclusive sit-down interview with NXT Champion Samoa Joe and Shinsuke Nakamura. Plus, SmackDown Superstars return to NXT to help showcase the future of the Women’s Division as Carmella teams with Liv Morgan and Nikki Glencross to take on Alexa Bliss, Mandy Rose, and Daria Berenato.
Wednesday, August 17 at 9pm ET
For the first time ever, WWE has invited 32 of the greatest cruiserweights in the world to compete in the 10-week long global tournament, Cruiserweight Classic. The second round action heats up as Akira Tozawa battles Jack Gallagher and Brian Kendrick faces Tony Nese for a spot in the quarterfinals.
WWE Ride Along
Thursday, August 18 at 9pm ET
This episode features one of the top tag teams in WWE today, Enzo and Cass and one of the top tag teams of all-time, The Dudleys, as they take a trip down memory lane to their old stomping grounds in New Jersey.
Legends with JBL
Friday, August 19 at 9pm ET
John “Bradshaw” Layfield interviews the Icon Sting in a rare interview that covers the Hall-of-Famer’s WCW career as well as his shocking retirement from WWE.
NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II Pre-Show
Saturday, August 20 LIVE at 7:30pm ET
A panel of experts look at the matches and moments fans can expect at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II.
NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II
Saturday, August 20 LIVE at 8pm ET
Samoa Joe defends the NXT Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura for the first time ever. Plus, the NXT Women’s Championship is on the line when Asuka defends against former champion, Bayley; Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa challenge NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival; and fans will see the much anticipated in-ring debut of Bobby Roode when he faces Andrade “Cien” Almas.
Sunday, August 21 LIVE at 5pm ET
Join Renee Young, Corey Graves, and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T as they share their thoughts and predictions for the evening’s matches at SummerSlam and discuss all the events that led up to WWE’s biggest event of the summer. Plus, the show will feature live matches from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Sunday, August 21 LIVE at 7pm ET
WWE turns up the heat for its biggest event of the summer. In a confrontation more than 15 years in the making, “The Viper” clashes with “The Beast” when Randy Orton goes one-on-one with Brock Lesnar. Plus, Finn Bálor vs. Seth Rollins for the right to be called the first WWE Universal Champion; Dean Ambrose defends the WWE World Championship against Dolph Ziggler; Sasha Banks defends her WWE Women’s Championship against Charlotte; and John Cena faces AJ Styles.
Sunday, August 21 immediately following SummerSlam
Mick’s daughter Noelle has a secret and it’s a big one. While Mom, Colette, does her best to push Noelle to be a model, it seems Noelle has different ideas about how she sees her life playing out. When the family sits down to dinner, Noelle drops the bomb on her unsuspecting family and Mick is left wondering what else Noelle is hiding.
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Powell’s POV: We will have live coverage of NXT Takeover and WWE SummerSlam (as well as Friday’s Ring of Honor pay-per-view) beginning with the Kickoff Shows, so be sure to make Prowrestling.net your home for SummerSlam week coverage.