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Washington D.C. to host Tribute To The Troops this year

WWE today announced that the 14th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday, December 13 at Verizon Center in Washington D.C., marking the first time the event will be held in the nation’s capital. While in D.C., WWE Superstars will spend time with members of all five branches of the military. WWE began Tribute to the Troops...

2015 Tribute To The Troops rating

This year’s Tribute to the Troops show on USA Network which aired on Wednesday drew 1,802,000 viewers for the two hour broadcast at 8PM EST. The number was good enough to place second overall in the Top 50 cable shows of the night behind the college football game on ESPN which also went head to head with the show. Last year the show did...

WWE’s annual Tribute to the Troops tonight on USA Network

The annual Tributes to the Troops shows airs tonight on USA Network. The two hour broadcast was taped on December 8 from Jacksonville, Florida, in conjunction with that day’s Smackdown tapings. Matches set to air tonight include Ryback vs Kevin Owens, Jack Swagger vs Rusev, Mark Henry vs Bo Dallas; Team B.A.D. and Paige vs Charlotte, Becky...

WWE personnel in Afghanistan for Tribute to the Troops tour

Every year, a group of WWE personnel travel overseas to visit the troops in conjunction with the Tribute to the Troops show and this year is no different as WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Big Show, R-Truth, Alicia Fox and Eva Marie made the trip to meet the troops stationed in different bases overseas. Last year, McMahon, Show, Truth and Fox...

WWE and NBCUniversal tout Coca-Cola collaboration

WWE and NBCUniversal today announced that Coca-Cola will be the presenting partner of this year’s Tribute to the Troops event, a new collaboration which will include brand integration throughout the broadcast on USA Network. Coca-Cola commercial spots will air during the broadcast and on WWE Network, and WWE will develop behind-the-scenes...

Tribute To The Troops 2015 pre-sale tomorrow

A pre-sale for the combined Tribute to the Troops and Smackdown tapings will kick off tomorrow on Ticketmaster.com at 10AM EST. This year, the Tribute show will take place at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena and prices will range from $15 to $100. The pre-sale code which has to be used on Ticketmaster.com is TROOPS. Tickets go on sale to...

WWE announces details for the 2015 Tribute to the Troops show

WWE today announced that the 13th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday, December 8, at Florida’s Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena for military personnel and their families stationed at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Naval Station Mayport and Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. Tribute to the Troops will air on...

NBC to air Tribute to the Troops tonight

Tonight at 8PM EST, NBC will air a one hour WWE Tribute to the Troops special with footage from the event that the company taped at Fort Benning a couple of weeks ago. This is the 12th Tribute to the Troops holiday special that WWE has done and it has become part of the company’s yearly calendar of events. In addition to footage which already...

Tribute to the Troops 2014 rating

This year’s Tribute to the Troops show on USA Network drew a total of 2,230,000 viewers. Last year the show did 2,310,000 for the NBC special so it basically stayed the same. The Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, Georgia, hosted the special this time around with WWE welcoming U.S. military personnel and their families who are stationed in Fort...

Tribute to the Troops 2014 on USA Network tonight

Tonight WWE will present Tribute to the Troops on USA Network as part of WWE Week at 8PM EST. The show was taped last week at the Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, Georgia, and was only open for U.S. military personnel and their families stationed in Fort Benning. The card for the show has The Usos vs Stardust and Goldust; Dean Ambrose vs Bray...

WWE personnel visiting U.S. troops overseas

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Big Show, R-Truth, Alicia Fox and Summer Rae today left for the annual Tribute to the Troops tour, meeting U.S. military personnel who are serving overseas. The tour with a couple of WWE staff and the boss has been going on ever since the company stopped going to Iraq and Afghanistan for their yearly Tributes...

Tribute to the Troops 2014 comes to Columbus, Georgia

WWE announced that the 12th annual Tribute to the Troops special event will be held on Tuesday, December 9, at the Columbus Civic Center, in Columbus, Georgia. “The commitment and bravery displayed by our service men and women are unparalleled and worthy of praise,” said Gov. Deal. “This annual Tribute to the Troops event provides us the...

Tribute to the Troops 2013 rating

This year’s Tribute to the Troops television special which aired on NBC this past Saturday scored 2,310,000 viewers and a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 adults demo, a 100% increase from last year’s show. The show was taped from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Fort Lewis, Washington, and while NBC only aired an hour episode, WWE presented a full show to...

WWE crew and the boss visiting troops overseas

WWE Superstars Big Show and R-Truth are tagging along with WWE Divas Alicia Fox and Eva Marie and supervised by the big boss, Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, as they bring some holiday cheer to troops stationed overseas. The yearly mini-trip, which replaces the massive production of hosting Tribute to the Troops overseas, seems to be visiting...

Your first look at Tribute to the Troops 2013

WWE Superstars and Divas spent the day at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington on Wednesday to meet the troops and their families as part of the annual Tribute to the Troops initiative by WWE, and then taped a one hour show from Hanger 4 later in the evening for an NBC broadcast on December 28. CM Punk, AJ Lee, Kofi Kingston, Zack Ryder, Dolph...

WWE taping Tribute to the Troops today at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

WWE Superstars and Divas will be entertaining the troops today as WWE tapes the annual Tribute to the Troops from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in Fort Lewis, Washington. The gang will be visiting several Army and Air Force units which are based at JBLM during the day and later on in the evening, Hangar 4 on JBLM McChord Field will be transformed into...

More details announced for this year’s Tribute to the Troops

WWE’s Tribute to the Troops will be airing on Saturday, December 28, at 8PM EST on NBC this year, with no additional two-hour showing on USA Network as it was done before. This year, former American Idol contestant and four-time Grammy nominee Daughtry will be the musical guest, performing on the show along with comedian Jeff Dunham. Hosted by...