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Sony to host WWE Superstars in Mumbai from 10-12 May
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and WWE are hosting the WWE Tag Team, ‘The New Day’ in India, this week to meet WWE’s Indian fans and take part in an exclusive local sport event.
The New Day comprises WWE Superstars Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods. They now perform as part of the SmackDown® brand.
Fans can tune in to SmackDown locally every Wednesday at 5:30 am on Ten 2, with additional airings later in the day at 5 pm on Ten 1 channel.
The WWE Superstars, Kofi Kingston and Big E, will be in Mumbai from 10-12 May. As part of the three-day tour, the longest-reigning WWE Tag Team Champions of all time will appear on Extraaa Innings T20, bringing together the best of sports and entertainment culture. In addition, fans across the city will get a chance to meet and greet their heroes.
Sony Pictures Networks India President, Sports and Distribution Rajesh Kaul said, “We are excited to host the WWE Superstars, Kofi Kingston & Big E of The New Day in India. SPN’s partnership with WWE will give our viewers the opportunity to see The New Day on SPN’s flagship show. Our aim at the sports cluster of SPN is to present the appeal of WWE to a broader fan base. WWE continues to enthral viewers with its characters, storylines and its marquee events, and we are giving our viewers a first-hand experience of WWE with The New Day’s visit to India.”
WWE India VP & GM Sheetesh Srivastava said, “Indians are passionate about great sports and entertainment, from the thrilling, non-stop action of the Indian Premier League, to the dramatic storytelling and elaborate productions of Bollywood movies. We are sure that The New Day will experience the essence of Indian culture during this visit.”
WWE International EVP Ed Wells stated, “WWE offers a unique combination of thrilling live action and physical stunts, woven into incredible dramatic storylines and performed by larger-than-life characters like WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston and Big E. WWE fans in India experience the unique combination of sports and entertainment, enjoying the very best of both worlds.”