WWE Superstars


WWE Superstars Information

WWE Superstars, or simply Superstars, is a professional wrestling television program that was produced by WWE that originally aired on WGN America in the United States and later broadcast on the WWE Network. It debuted on and ended its domestic broadcasting on . After the final domestic TV broadcast, the show moved to an Internet broadcast format while maintaining a traditional television broadcast in international markets. The show featured mid-to-low card WWE Superstars in a format similar to the former shows Heat and Velocity. which served the same purpose. "Enhancement talent" bouts also happened often. Big names such as John Cena, Randy Orton, The Undertaker, and Triple H appeared on the show at its beginning.

On , WWE and WGN America announced an agreement to create a new weekly, one-hour prime time series entitled WWE Superstars that was to debut in . Sunday on WGN America. Until early 2010, the replay also aired on WGN-TV. However, it was removed, hence eliminating distribution of the show from the Canadian fanbase. Superstars had its debut show on .

On , WGN America announced that they would not renew their domestic broadcasts rights to WWE Superstars, and the last episode they would air would be shown on . Online reports stated that the network did not renew the series because it didn't live up to its expectations. WWE.com aired the show from to and again from to . The show continued to be produced for international broadcasting until .

On November 28, 2016, it was announced that Superstars had been canceled by WWE and would be replaced on the WWE Network by 205 Live. WWE Main Event would serve as the complementary show featuring Raw and SmackDown talents (and would later replace WWE Superstars for international markets).

Select episodes are viewable on the WWE Network.

Production

The last theme song for WWE Superstars was "New Day Coming" by CFO$ featuring Todd Clark, which replaced "Invincible" by Adelitas Way on May 17, 2013. The final commentators were Tom Phillips and Corey Graves, and JoJo was the last ring announcer.

Matches featured on Superstars were taped earlier in the week, during the Raw events on Monday nights. The program aired on Thursdays until January 2015 when SmackDown moved to same night. Superstars was then moved to Fridays on WWE Network, with its first Friday night airing on January 16.

Commentators

Commentators Dates
Raw brand
Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler -
Scott Stanford and Jerry Lawler
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Michael Cole and Josh Mathews
Scott Stanford and CM Punk
-
Scott Stanford and Josh Mathews -
Josh Mathews and Matt Striker
Scott Stanford and Matt Striker
-
Tom Phillips and Corey Graves -
Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton
SmackDown brand
Todd Grisham and Jim Ross -
Todd Grisham and Matt Striker -
Jack Korpela and Matt Striker -
-
Jack Korpela and Booker T
Josh Mathews and Matt Striker -
Michael Cole and Matt Striker
ECW brand
Josh Mathews and Matt Striker -
Josh Mathews and Byron Saxton -
Full roster
Scott Stanford and Matt Striker
-
Tony Dawson and Matt Striker -
Tony Dawson and Alex Riley -
Josh Mathews and Tom Phillips
Josh Mathews and Alex Riley
Tom Phillips and Alex Riley -
Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton -
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-
Tom Phillips and Renee Young -
Tom Phillips
Rich Brennan and Byron Saxton -
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-
Rich Brennan and Tom Phillips -
Michael Cole and Byron Saxton
Rich Brennan, Byron Saxton, and Jimmy Uso -
Rich Brennan and Xavier Woods -
Kyle Edwards
Rich Brennan and The Miz
Tom Phillips, Dolph Ziggler, and David Otunga

Tom Phillips and David Otunga -

Ring announcers

Ring announcers Dates
Raw brand
Lilian Garcia -
Justin Roberts -
-

-
JoJo -
SmackDown brand
Justin Roberts -
Tony Chimel -

-
Savannah -
Jamie Keyes -
Eden Stiles
ECW brand
Tony Chimel
Lauren Mayhew -
Savannah -
Full roster
Ashley Valence -
Justin Roberts
2014
Eden Stiles -

-

Tony Chimel - 2014
Lilian Garcia -
Greg Hamilton -

International broadcasters

In addition to being broadcast in the United States on WWE Network, WWE Superstars was also broadcast internationally.

Country Network Ref
Arab World AD Sport 6 HD, MBC Action and OSN
Australia WWE Network
Bulgaria bTV Sports
Canada WWE Network
Dominican Republic Antena Latina
France RTL9
India TEN Sports
TEN HD
Italy Sky Sport 2
Japan J SPORTS
Malaysia Astro Super Sport
TV9
Mexico MVS (52MX y MC)
Pakistan TEN Sports
Panama RPC Canal 4
Philippines Fox Sports Asia
Puerto Rico Telemundo
Peru Frecuencia Latina
Romania Sport.ro
Singapore SuperSports Arena
United Kingdom WWE Network

See also

  • List of former WWE television programming



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