Hourlong Telecast to Feature Iconic Personalities Including Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin and the Rock
NEW YORK – NEWS RELEASE – NBC and WWE will once again bring WrestleMania to network television Sunday, Aug. 3 (7-8 p.m. ET) with "WrestleMania 30: The World Television Premiere." For the sixth year in a row, this special will allow fans to relive moments celebrating 30 years of the world's most popular sports entertainment extravaganza.
The one-hour broadcast will feature the return of pop culture icons and WWE legends Hulk Hogan, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and the Rock, as well as the highly anticipated matches between WWE Champion John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt, and the Undertaker defending his epic WrestleMania winning streak against "The Beast" aka Brock Lesnar.
On April 6, WWE's annual pop-culture extravaganza sold-out the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans with 75,167 fans from all 50 states and 37 countries in attendance. WrestleMania 30, grossing $10.9 million, broke the record for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome's highest grossing entertainment event, which was broadcast worldwide in more than 100 countries and 20 languages and reached a record 1 million households in the U.S. on WWE Network & pay-per-view combined.