Time flies when you’re a global sports entertainment conglomerate that makes a game-changing shift to a national broadcast network.
At least that’s how things seemed for the first year of WWE on FOX.
WWE and FOX each issued announcements on Wednesday afternoon touting the launch of season two of the weekly main roster blue brand WWE on FOX program, Friday Night SmackDown.
To go along with the announcement of WWE Friday Night SmackDown season two on FOX, both companies announced a “slate of WWE specials” that are scheduled to air as part of the launch of their second season in business together.
Featured below is the complete announcement that both WWE and FOX sent out.
FOX SPORTS CELEBRATES SEASON TWO OF FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN WITH A SLATE OF WWE SPECIALS
WWE: THE BEST MOMENTS OF 2020 Airs Adjacent to FOX NFL Single-header on Sunday, Oct. 11
FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN KICKOFF SHOW Airs Friday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 PM ET/PT on FOX
Los Angeles – With FOX Sports’ fall programming slate ramping up, including the start of season two of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN on FOX, the network is set to deliver two new WWE specials.
On Sunday, Oct. 11, catch WWE: THE BEST MOMENTS OF 2020, an exciting look back at the year’s biggest stars and most memorable moments in WWE. The special airs adjacent to Sunday’s regional NFL broadcasts airing in-market at 1:00 PM ET and 4:05 PM ET. Viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 1:00 PM ET can watch WWE: THE BEST MOMENTS OF 2020 at 4:30 PM ET; viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 4:05 PM ET can watch the special at 3:00 PM ET.
In celebration of the second season of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN on FOX, FOX Sports’ WWE personalities come together for a special FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN KICKOFF SHOW on Friday, Oct. 16. Longtime broadcaster Renee Paquette and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T host a bevy of WWE Superstars and special guests live from the brand new “WWE ThunderDome” in Orlando.
The FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN KICKOFF SHOW begins at 7:30 PM ET/PT and 6:30 PM CT/MT, leading into the season premiere of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN on FOX at 8:00 PM ET/PT and 7:00 PM CT/MT.
On the digital front, FOX Sports elevates its WWE coverage with the addition of its newest multimedia contributor, Ryan Satin. The former editor-in-chief of “Pro Wrestling Sheet” joins the network’s digital team just in time for the WWE Draft, which he discusses in his first FOX Sports column.
Make sure to join us here at eWrestling.com on Friday night for LIVE WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results coverage featuring the start of season two of the weekly main roster blue brand WWE on FOX program!
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