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Main Event to remain off the WWE Network

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WWE Main Event on the WWE Network will cease to broadcast at least till later this year reports PWInsider.com. The whole situation with Sky Sports has not been resolved yet as Sky is claiming exclusivity on the broadcast which will prevent WWE from airing Main Event on the Network in the United Kingdom once it launches next week. With the company...

Main Event pulled from the Network schedule from next week

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There will be no WWE Main Event next week, and probably not even the week after as WWE’s exclusive deal for the show with Sky Sports in the UK will conflict with the WWE Network. In the rest of the world, Main Event airs on the WWE Network but in the UK, Sky has the exclusive rights for it which prevents WWE from showing it on the Network. With...

Main Event moves exclusively to WWE Network

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Going forward, WWE Main Event will now exclusively air on the WWE Network as the company’s contract with iON Television has expired. Main Event started airing on the Network a few weeks ago with the encore being on iON rather than the other way round. While this adds another show exclusively to the Network, WWE will be getting less for their...

WWE’s deal with iON wrapping up on April 2?

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It seems that WWE’s deal with iON Television for the WWE Main Event show is coming to an end next week. Several readers sent in word that April 2 is the last day that iON has Main Event on its schedule and come April 9, the TV channel will be airing an episode of Burn Notice in the 8PM time slot instead. WWE has recently moved Main Event to air...

Main Event to start airing weekly on WWE Network on Tuesdays

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WWE announced that beginning on March 11, Main Event will start airing on the WWE Network at 8PM EST on Tuesdays, one day before the actual television broadcast on iON. WWE is marketing the show as being live on the WWE Network however Main Event is taped starting at 7PM EST, one hour prior to the Smackdown tapings so technically it will air on a...

Two big matches announced for tonight’s live Main Event

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Tonight’s special live broadcast of Main Event on the WWE Network will feature two big matches which aren’t usually reserved for the show. Trying to attract viewers to the WWE Network’s live broadcast to continue to test out the system, WWE has booked Daniel Bryan vs Kane and The Usos vs New Age Outlaws for the WWE Tag Team titles. The show...

Main Event to air live tomorrow on WWE Network

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Main Event will air live on the WWE Network tomorrow as well as on iON on Wednesday night in its usual time slot. While there are no plans to move Main Event live every week on the WWE Network, this live broadcast of the show will be used as a test for the live feed on the WWE Network. When WWE presented NXT ArRIVAL live on the Network last week...

Intercontinental Cup tournament scrapped

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The Intercontinental Cup – a tournament involving eight Superstars to determine the number one contender for the IC title – has been scrapped. It was supposed to start on tonight’s Main Event on ION which was taped yesterday before the Smackdown show however there was no mention of it all. “I am pleased to announce that I...

Intercontinental Cup starts on Main Event tomorrow

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The number one contender for the Intercontinental title will be decided during a three-week Intercontinental Cup, with 8 WWE Superstars in the tournament. The participants are Antonio Cesaro, Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, Damien Sandow, Darren Young, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, and The Miz. The Intercontinental Cup begins tomorrow night on WWE Main...

Time change for WWE Main Event tonight on ION

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WWE Main Event will air 6:30PM EST tonight instead of the usual 8PM time slot as ION Television will air the 121212 Concert for the Hurricane Sandy Relief. A replay of Main Event will air at Midnight EST right after the concert finishes airing. The two matches taped for tonight’s show are 3MB vs Justin Gabriel and Tyson Kidd and Ryback vs...

WWE and ION Television say Main Event was a big success

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WWE and ION Television today issued a press release announcing the success of the first WWE Main Event show on the network. After ratings were released, Main Event garnered the highest male audience in the last year with the most Men 18-49 (422,000), Men 25-54 (444,000), and Men 2+ (876,000) on ION. The show was the #4 program in the time period...

WWE debuts on ION Television tonight with Main Event

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WWE will debut on ION Television tonight with the first WWE Main Event show airing at 8PM ET. The two matches that were taped for the premiere are Sheamus vs CM Punk and Santino Marella and Zack Ryder vs Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel in the WWE Tag Team title tournament. Michael Cole and former WWE champion and current Intercontinental champion...

CM Punk vs Sheamus headlines first WWE Main Event show

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WWE is bringing the big guns for the first main event for the new WWE Main Event show on ION Television on October 3. As announced on Smackdown, the current WWE champion CM Punk will be taking on the current World Heavyweight champion Sheamus in their first-ever one on one meeting. All matches for Main Event will be taped on Tuesdays before the...

WWE Main Event to premiere on October 3

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With WWE Main Event premiering next week on October 3, ION Television issued a press release reminding everyone that WWE is coming to their network. The show will air every Wednesday starting at 8PM EST and will feature original matches filmed prior to the Smackdown television tapings. With the arrival of Main Event, WWE will now have shows on...