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USA Network to celebrate biggest WWE event of year with 'WrestleMania Week'

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Fri, Mar 30th 2018 02:00 pm
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Programming to include 2018 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony, 'WrestleMania' kickoff show
USA Network, the exclusive cable home to WWE's flagship TV programs, will again provide expanded access to "WrestleMania," WWE's biggest event of the year. Throughout the week of April 2, the network will broadcast special event programming leading up to "WrestleMania," along with the regularly scheduled "Monday Night Raw" and "Smackdown Live." In addition, WWE promotion will be featured across NBCUniversal platforms to celebrate the brand's annual pop culture extravaganza.
USA Network's "WrestleMania Week" will include:
•Monday, April 2: Emanating live for three hours at 8/7c from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, "Monday Night Raw" features WWE Superstars Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, Ronda Rousey, Seth Rollins, Alexa Bliss and Sasha Banks.
•Tuesday, April 3: Broadcasting live for two hours at 8/7c from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, "Smackdown Live" features WWE Superstars AJ Styles, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, The New Day and Randy Orton.
•Thursday, April 5: At 8/7c, "WrestleMania's Greatest Moments" gives fans a look back at the greatest moments in the history of WWE's biggest event of the year.
•Saturday, April 7: The 2018 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony one-hour special airs at 10/9c and features WWE Legends including Goldberg, The Dudley Boyz, Ivory, Jeff Jarrett, Hillbilly Jim and Mark Henry, all of whom will be immortalized for their accomplishments and contributions to WWE in this year's Hall of Fame class. Celebrity Hall of Fame inductee Kid Rock and Warrior Award recipient Jarrius "JJ" Robertson will be honored at this year's Hall of Fame.
•Sunday, April 8: At 6 p.m. ET, USA presents a live, one-hour broadcast of the second hour of the official "WrestleMania Kickoff Show," including predictions and commentary for the night's action by Renee Young and other all-star panelists.
"WrestleMania 34" takes place live from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, April 8, at 7/6c, streaming live on WWE Network.

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