"WRESTLEMANIA(R) 30: THE WORLD TELEVISION PREMIERE" TO AIR ON NBC SUNDAY, AUG. 3
Hourlong Telecast to Feature Iconic WWE(R) Personalities Including Hulk Hogan(TM), John Cena(R), "Stone Cold(TM)" Steve Austin and The Rock(R)
NEW YORK - July 16, 2014 - NBC and WWE are bringing WrestleMania(R) to network television Sunday, Aug. 3 (7-8 p.m. ET) with "WrestleMania 30: The World Television Premiere." For the sixth year in a row, this special will allow fans to relive moments celebrating 30 years of the world's most popular sports entertainment extravaganza.
The one-hour broadcast will feature the return of pop culture icons and WWE legends Hulk Hogan, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and The Rock, as well as highly-anticipated matches, including John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt(TM), and Undertaker(R) defending his epic WrestleMania undefeated streak against former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar(TM).
On April 6, WWE's annual pop-culture extravaganza sold-out the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans with more than 75,000 fans from all 50 states and 37 countries in attendance. WrestleMania 30, grossing $10.9 million, broke the record for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome's highest grossing entertainment event, which was broadcast worldwide in more than 100 countries and 20 languages and reached a record 1 million households in the U.S. on WWE Network and pay-per-view combined.
Next year's WrestleMania 31 takes place on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
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