NBC airing network TV premiere of WrestleMania 29

For the fifth year in a row, WWE and NBC are teaming to bring WrestleMania to network television. The most recent installment, WrestleMania 29, will make its network TV debut Aug. 3 at 9pm ET/PT in a one-hour broadcast called WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere.

The broadcast recaps top moments from WrestleMania 29, including the highly anticipated rematch between The Rock and John Cena for the WWE Championship.┬áNBC’s broadcast will feature The Rock/Cena main event (pictured) in its entirety for the first time on broadcast television. Other high profile matches included The Undertaker vs. CM Punk, and Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar.

WrestleMania 29 took place April 7 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and grossed more than $72 million as 80,676 fans from all 50 states and 34 countries attended. The event broke the record for MetLife Stadium’s highest-grossing entertainment event, and was originally broadcast worldwide on pay-per-view in more than 100 countries and in 20 languages. It exceeded 1 million global pay-per-view buys.


WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere airs Aug. 3 at 9pm ET/PT on NBC.


The Rock and John Cena at WrestleMania 29: Credit WWE