WWE and Mattel launch Slam City animated series


WWE and Mattel today announced the release of WWE Slam City, an original animated short-form series and a complete line of merchandise.

The 26-episode series launches today in the U.S., Canada, and United Kingdom and it is co-produced by WWE and Mattel’s Playground Productions.

Slam City features WWE Superstars John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Sheamus, Rey Mysterio, Kane, Alberto Del Rio, and Mark Henry, as they find new day jobs after The Finisher, a character on the series, fires them all.

WWE Slam City will also be available in the U.S. on WWE Network, Hulu, PlayStation, Xbox, AOL On, Nintendo, Vudu, Google Play, Kabillion, Mattel.com and iTunes.

“Slam City is the result of a seamless collaboration with WWE where we are bringing kids a completely new and invigorating entertainment experience,” said Doug Wadleigh, Senior Vice President, Global Brands Marketing, Boys and Entertainment for Mattel. “Combining fun to watch content that features Superstar favorites, along with an engaging line of toys, enables Slam City to further expand the WWE Universe while opening new avenues of play for the franchise.”