205 is going to be live again.
After being moved to Wednesday nights on the WWE Network because of the Mixed Match Challenge tournament, 205 Live is moving back to its originally scheduled day and time as it is listed on the WWE Network schedule for January 15th which is a Tuesday that at 10 PM a new episode of 205 Live will air. Dating back to September, 205 Live has been taped before SmackDown and aired on Wednesdays.
There has been no official word from WWE about the confirmation of 205 Live moving back to Tuesdays other than the show being listed on the WWE Network schedule for Tuesday at 10 PM EST and slated for the upcoming show is Buddy Murphy's Cruiserweight Title open challenge. The Cruiserweight Championship will also be defended at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on January 27th as the champion Buddy Murphy defends his title against Kalisto, Akira Tozawa and Hideo Itami.
WWE has officially announced that 205 Live is moving back to Tuesdays at 10 PM EST on the WWE Network and here's the official press release by way of WWE.com:
Beginning this Tuesday, Jan. 15, WWE 205 Live returns to its original day and time – Tuesday nights at 10/9 C – streaming live on the award-winning WWE Network.
This week, the most exciting hour on television features a non-title open challenge from WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy as he prepares to defend his title in a Fatal 4-Way Match at WWE Royal Rumble on Sunday, Jan. 27. Murphy is hungry to face the best Cruiserweight competitors in the world and has called for anyone who meets the 205-pound weight limit to answer his challenge.
Don’t miss the return of WWE 205 Live to Tuesdays at 10/9 C starting this week and see who is bold enough to answer Buddy Murphy’s open challenge. The episode will also be replayed Wednesday at 7/6 C followed by new episodes of WWE NXT and NXT UK.
To view the updated lineup for the Royal Rumble PPV, head over to Fightful's "events" page.