Smackdown Doesn't Air Overseas
Due to this week's episode of Smackdown being taped on Wednesday night, the show did not air in international markets. WWE aired a show that featured clips from previous episodes.
Official Details on Wrestlemania 29 on NBC
The following press release was issued by WWE and NBC regarding the broadcast television premiere on Wrestlemania 29:
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. : WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere to Air on NBC Saturday, August 3 at 9/8C
STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2013 - WWE® and NBC are joining forces to bring WrestleMania to network television on Saturday, August 3 at 9/8C when WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere airs on NBC.
For the fifth year in a row, this special will allow fans to relive moments from the greatest sports entertainment spectacle in history.
The one-hour broadcast will feature the highly anticipated re-match between box office mega-star, The Rock® and WWE Superstar John Cena® for the WWE Championship.
WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere delivers this epic main event in its entirety for the first time on broadcast television.
On April 7,WWE's record-breaking, annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed more than $72million, as 80,676 fans from all 50 states and 34 countries converged on MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.WrestleMania 29 broke the record for MetLife Stadium's highest grossing entertainment event. The event was broadcast around the world on pay-per-view in more than 100 countries and 20 languages.
Next year's WrestleMania 30 takes place on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA. Ticket information will be announced later this year.
For more information on "WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere," please visit NBC.com 's "Movies & Specials" site: http://www.nbc.com/movies-specials-more/ .