WWE and A&E, the American cable network, are reuniting to present wrestling enthusiasts with a fresh array of captivating programs delving into the notable rivalries and performers of WWE’s storied past.
Today, (Jan. 10), A&E issued a press release introducing the upcoming season of WWE Rivals and Biography: WWE Legends, scheduled to kick off on Feb. 25, and reads as follows:
New York, NY –January 10, 2024- WWE on A&E steps back into the ring this winter beginning Sunday, February 25 with a knock-out new season of “WWE Rivals” at 8pm ET/PT followed by a new season of “Biography: WWE Legends” at 9pm ET/PT. The series continue to explore the lives and careers of some of the most beloved and well-known WWE Superstars and give viewers unparalleled access through in-depth interviews and archival footage.
Kicking off the night, “WWE Rivals” returns with actor and former WWE writer, Freddie Prinze Jr. leading a roundtable discussion of WWE Superstars to explore the storylines and characters at the helm of epic rivalries that built the WWE. Each one-hour episode features a roundtable of former WWE Superstars who discuss the dramatic storylines that defined the WWE, speak with Legends who watched these rivalries unfold and analyze archival footage from WWE’s library. In the season premiere, the series will examine the infamous animosity between Superstars Triple H vs. The Rock beginning with their heated rivalry over the World Championship in the early 2000s. The season continues with other iconic rivalries including Jake “The Snake” Roberts vs. “Macho Man” Randy Savage; Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels; John Cena vs. Randy Orton; Hardy Boyz vs. Dudley Boyz vs. Edge & Christian; as well as The Miz vs. Daniel Bryan.
Following at 9pm ET/PT, “Biography: WWE Legends” continues to convey the intimate, distinctive stories of the lives and events that molded some of the most beloved WWE Legends into the stars they became. Through archival footage and first-hand account interviews, each episode will examine a different Legend and showcase their career highlights and the effect they had on the industry and fans. The season begins with examining the enthralling life and career of the youngest World Heavyweight Champion in WWE history, Randy Orton, with other Legends featured this season including Sgt. Slaughter, Scott Hall aka Razor Ramon, Diamond Dallas Page, British Bulldog, and the longest-reigning WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns.
In 2021, WWE and A&E together produced the first Biography: WWE Legends series that featured “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Booker T, Shawn Michael, Bret Hart, Mick Foley and the Ultimate Warrior. In 2022, WWE expanded its partnership with A&E to included additional shows, such as WWE Rivals.
With in-depth interviews, archival footage, and captivating storytelling, WWE on A&E offers fans unprecedented access to its history and superstars, and the 2024 season looks to be no exception.
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