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. NBC’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